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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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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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Pale Horse replied to Shane's discussion Secret Lives of Men in the group The Great Debate
"No need to apologize, Will. Yes, we are all damaged in that regard. But relative to other humans since then, not everyone is damaged (emotionally). She did mention boys having their instincts bridled. That's what I meant by the playing in the…"
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Mike S. replied to Shane's discussion Secret Lives of Men in the group The Great Debate
"Why is masculinity so demonized? Also, why does having emotions have to be attributed to femininity? Anyways, sounds like she is accusing the world of pushing us into a certain role while she does the exact same thing with her interpretation of how…"
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Vytautas replied to Vytautas's discussion What Do We Learn From History?
"Ironic that you're pushing another interlocutor for some "serious evidence" when you are so unwilling to do so yourself. "
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Mike S. replied to Andrew's discussion How do you take your coffee? I prefer it black with a slice of butter in it.
"Coffee has been somewhat of an evolution for me. I used to only take it loaded with sugar and syrup and creamer. Over the years I have cut everything out. This was a conscious effort for me. You see, when you are in the field, the coffee tends to…"
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Vytautas replied to Vytautas's discussion What Do We Learn From History?
"I think, Titus, that you made an observation on something that isn't in the text of Herodotus, which would nullify its value as an observation and transmogrify said named observation into an invention, a fiction."
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Will replied to Shane's discussion Secret Lives of Men in the group The Great Debate
"I can't agree with a single point here, but especially not with the contempt. 1.  All men have been damaged, as have all women.  In the Fall.   Nobody suggested allowing children to play in the street, or that all men cry…"
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Pale Horse replied to Andrew's discussion How do you take your coffee? I prefer it black with a slice of butter in it.
"I only drink it occasionally, but when I do, I like it black and bitter. I usually cool it down with some ice. Never tried the frozen coffee cube trick; never make it at home."
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