"Simply put they are young men, leaving home for the first time, if they look young it's because they are.
It doesn't imply that a characteristic one genders shows means it's absent in the other. Men and women share…"
"The missionaries are still boys although of adult age. Most have never left home, just finished school, must be clean cut and shaven etc etc. They aren't going to match the image of masculinity people are accustomed to because they…"
"One Google search isn't an adequate reflection of the church. Where people get confused is interpreting things like humility, meekness, obedience, and being submissive with being passive, weak, and not assertive. There needs to be…"
"I understand your feelings and have had them in the past. Often times those thoughts of jealousy are what stood in my way of focusing on myself and the changes I wanted to make it my life. I'm also a late bloomer and I'm happy…"
""everyone interprets music different and people have different interpretations of masculinity."
That's certain because none of the artists you've mentioned are, for me, particularly masculine. They're certainly not girly,…"
"Beards are fine if they are well kept and maintained, trimmed etc. I think people should commit to either or, commit to the beard or facial hair look or commit to shaving daily and keep it off the face. I think the culture extends from…"
""My problem with rap is this: it is partially music -- rhythm. They are very good at utilizing rhythm. But very little in the way of pitch, melody, harmony, and the other elements"
When was the last time you listened to rap? Seriously…"
"I thought of this when I read your words it's from a talk by Elder Bednar.Are you saying being submissive to your wife is what we've been taught? I know we should listen, be respectful to our companions, and submissive…"
"It's interesting you mention shallow. I went home for a holiday and three introductions I overheard from people at church were "oh I love your shirt, where did you get it?" or "I love your hair, it's so cute"…"
"What did it for me is realizing the results of (choosing) distractions over study, procrastinating, and leaving things to the last minute. I had to learn the hard way how these habits would impact on my life and it was a huge slap in…"
"Wow my first post!
I love music but I'm not sure I can classify any single tune or group or musician as being manly. Is it the lyrics that resonate or the rhythm that does it for you? I'm not a lyric kind of guy but I listen a…"
"I once even stopped by my friends house with my shirt off, and didn't even bother to bring a shirt with me. I am in Arizona where it gets well past 100 degrees from May through end of September so I'm simply a lot more comfortable when I…"
"Great story and picture. I grew up in a more discerning suburb where shirtlessness was prescribed more for pools and other appropriate situations. Men might have been ashamed to cut their own grass much less cut it shirtless. Now…"
"Thank you for your story. I grew up as well with most guys in my middle class neighborhood taking their shirts off. You do not see it as much these days. Last summer while walking my dog i was without a shirt and there were some little girls outside…"
"And seeing the zeal with which MSM blames Trump for blaming (!) -- and the articles I posted earlier (not the Google search) blaming Obama for blaming -- it seems clear that when X blames Y for blaming, X isn't just being unintentionally funny.…"
"Here's what he said about Democrats:
“When you get no votes from the other side, meaning the Democrats, it’s really a difficult situation,” Mr. Trump told reporters in the Oval Office. “We had no Democrat…"