First off Im new to the site and have taken so much from it, great stuff! Ive always considered myself a manly man, I whip all my coworkers in arm wrestling, play sport go to the gym, shot guns, rode…Continue
"Much good advice here. I know for myself, I finally realized that my parents were human and therefore flawed. They did the best they knew how to raise me. I had become an adult and realized any issues I had were now for me to work out. I'm not…"
"Samuel got "HotyN" and what a help! I wish I had found this book years ago. I know its not for everyone but its really giving me a great starting point and perspective. A lot of stuff I wish my father had told me. I would be interested in…"
"Thanks again guys this really helps. Subsequently we broke up last night, shes to busy and I felt I needed to stand my ground on what I needed in the relationship, clear communication, expectations. Thats a big step for me I either runaway out of…"
"I sometimes think parenting is "regional" in that depending on where you were brought up somewhat determines what is acceptable or appropriate.
Having grown up in south Louisiana and now living my adult life in north Louisiana I can see…"
"I echo Will here; in my experience with the Mankind Project I realized what I long suspected; the little boy I so tried to leave behind was still there.
My visits to this left-behind part of me have been draining and almost traumatic, and I shudder…"
"Thanks for the comment, Will. Sounds like you've described my inner child to a T! Even though it is a 'child', it still has incredibly powerful abilities to influence my relationships, my attitudes, and my life."
"We are influenced by so many things but our minds must rule the day. You have legitimate feelings, seem to have rooted out their source, and can see their effect. Of those three, you can not stop feeling, you can not change the past, so all that is…"
There are groups on this site for fatherhood, but this one is specific for that special relationship that exists between fathers and sons. Feel free to discuss matters relating to your relationship with your boy, your pop, or a guy who filled either role for you.Enjoy and God bless!See More
"We talk about issues like this a lot in ManKind Project. Drop by the AoM group "New Warriors" for more about what we do.
I can tell you my own experience. That hurt boy within has been abandoned before, expects it now, and as…"
"We all carry the child we were with us and it's hard to overcome that child no matter what your age. I can honestly tell you that there is not a man alive or that has been alive that did not, at one point or another, become the child for…"
"you spoke of your background and recent relationship - but didn't mention her past. Taking a step back is a good statement and a good idea,
You are in a dance - the courtship dance, most animals do it well, as humans we over think it. She says…"
"I have several plain white t-shirts like that. They got worn over time, so I just cut off the sleeves and a good portion of the sides to use as workout only shirts. Who cares if my pec muscles show through the sleeves? I…"
"I personally find that internet arguments give such a feeling of closure. Don't you?
The jacket is terrible, the cars are a waste of money and carrying a gun is ridiculous.
(Jack wins though, on the Norman Bates reference)"
"I'll grant you, many may be taking your posts as ostentatious and jumping on the chance, but I honestly agree with them in that I don't see what the point of posting up various pictures of yourself showing off your wealth and family perks.…"
Can anyone give me some advice on how best to prevent this?I am showering before I shave and washing my bread with natural soap (kirk's). Then I use pre-shave cream (Proraso). I have my shave with Proraso shaving soap doing three passes (down, across, against). I do the cold water rinse and use alum bar. I finish with a gel aftershave (Gillette).Any ideas would be welcome.See More
First off, I'm not even sure there's a real issue here, but I need to talk about it and I need advice.This may be lengthy, so please bear with me.I've been dating this girl for almost a month and she's absolutely amazing. I was a little nervous at first because I was in a pretty rough relationship for almost two years. My ex is someone I've known forever and we had dated on and off again before getting serious and it was really just hell. So, I don't have a lot of experience.Anyway, my…See More