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Native Son replied to Jenks's discussion How the male brain can't see the laundry pile up
"The big issues with the laundry in Native Son's household are the different techniques and practices used by Native Son and Mrs. Son.  "
May 13, 2012
Carl Monster replied to Jenks's discussion How the male brain can't see the laundry pile up
"That's exactly our arrangement. I so hate cooking."
May 12, 2012
Carl Monster replied to Jenks's discussion How the male brain can't see the laundry pile up
"I wish your headline was true. Some of the biggest slobs I know have been women. Men just naturally win out because, well, they generally smell worse."
May 12, 2012
Carl Monster replied to Jenks's discussion How the male brain can't see the laundry pile up
"Behavior can change, yes, and starting very young. Interesting findings on nature vs. nurture buried in this toy article on the NTY site. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/30/opinion/does-stripping-gender-from-toys-really-make-sense.html"
May 12, 2012
Brandon Michael replied to Jenks's discussion How the male brain can't see the laundry pile up
"People do that with all behavior from everyone. Behavior can change, though, but not personality so compromise is still needed on both parties in a couple."
May 12, 2012
Will replied to Jenks's discussion How the male brain can't see the laundry pile up
"I wouldn't call myself passive, but we do reverse a few things.  I'm more verbal than she is and more able to articulate.  I care more about what she wears than she does.  She's less into spending money than I am.…"
May 11, 2012
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Mar 26, 2010
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Aug 30, 2009
Joseph L. Rogers replied to Jenks's discussion How the male brain can't see the laundry pile up
"Fookin' A! This is great, dude, and thank you for posting it. I've been reading some stuff of the same nature here and there. A favorite author, John Ringo, delves into it in several of his books. Will, as far as seeing the laundry first,…"
Jun 13, 2009
Will replied to Jenks's discussion How the male brain can't see the laundry pile up
"I'm all for recognizing gender differences, and honoring them. But I see the laundry pile up first in my marriage."
Jun 11, 2009
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How the male brain can't see the laundry pile up

G'Day fellow men,Came across this article by Naomi Wolf which provides an interesting spin on gender roles.Look forward to your thoughts and discussion...How the male brain can't see the laundry pile upNorth Americans of my generation grew up with the 1970s children's record Free to Be ... You and Me, on which Rosey Grier, an immense former gridiron star, sang It's All Right to Cry. The message: girls could be tough, and boys were allowed not to be.For almost 40 years, that era's Western…See More
Jun 11, 2009
Jenks replied to Brett McKay's discussion 30 Days to a Better Man Day 2: Shine Your Shoes in the group 30 Days to a Better Man 2009
"No shoes yourself? Go and find someone's shoes who do need shining. An elderly relative perhaps... Or sit down with your son or daughter and teach them how to shine their shoes."
Jun 1, 2009
Jenks replied to Brett McKay's discussion 30 Days to a Better Man Day 1: Define Your 5 Core Values in the group 30 Days to a Better Man 2009
"My Core Values: Integrity (honest, dependable, truthful, respectful) Clarity (of mind, commmunication, purpose) Balance (family, work, leisure, faith) Selflessness (giving > receiving) Wisdom (mindfulness, life-long learning)"
Jun 1, 2009
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Jun 1, 2009
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May 24, 2009
Jenks replied to Tyler Wainright's discussion How can dads be manly? in the group Manly Dads
"G'day fellas. The ability to be 'manly' rests with giving it the priority it deserves. What I mean by that is that unless we give ourselves the time and headspace to focus on maintaining our masculinity, we wont be the best fathers,…"
May 22, 2009

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At 6:28am on April 14, 2009, thehuhman said…
Welcome to the Family Man group, Jenks. Cool Mark Twain quote.
 
 
 

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John Lee Pettimore replied to Oliver Pope's discussion Proposal - how to approach my father in law to be
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Chuck Blue, III replied to Oliver Pope's discussion Proposal - how to approach my father in law to be
"http://www.artofmanliness.com/2008/05/15/asking-a-womans-father-for-her-hand-in-marriage/. Since you are an AOM member you obviously know how useful these articles can be. This article is, more or less, the approach I took (except it was with my…"
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Will replied to David Johns's discussion Teen boys today
"So you enjoy the sensations, physical or mental, that you get from running.  Because they're excruciatingly painful?  Because they make you feel despondent and hopeless?  It's because you find them pleasant in some way,…"
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Will replied to Daniel Rodriguez's discussion Should the salary of persons in the government be just above, or at, the poverty line? in the group The Great Debate
"Strongly disagree for politicians.  If this were implemented (and it could not be; who would vote for it?)... ...the greedy would have to look elsewhere to fund their lifestyles.  They would all be for sale. ...the not-greedy would have to…"
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Daniel Rodriguez added a discussion to the group The Great Debate
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Salary on Politicians?

One can state that, for offices of government, that the Salary be no more than the poverty line. After all, politicians are public servants, not a job for money. Disagree, agree?I personally can see a slew of questions come up. Why, then, have the military exempt? Cut the pay for them all - but they are also the ones who actually protect the land. But then it can double back - what then do they do that politicians do not. Or, even, have a Pay grade system for the Politicians - save the fact…See More
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Oliver Pope replied to Oliver Pope's discussion Proposal - how to approach my father in law to be
"Haha that's true! Probably will just nut up and do it today though. As for the fraught comment - not any more, never been happier - i just had a couple of problems with alcohol and depression that made me not very nice to be around. All good…"
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Jay D replied to David Johns's discussion Teen boys today
"Its a matter of perception. Let it explain with running. I go running since iam 14, i enjoy it, there are multiple reasons why i do it, its healthy, it makes my butt look great but the main reason is that i like it, i enjoy it and might aswell be…"
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