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Awkward circumstance with my son

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wickett Nov 27, 2016. 70 Replies

I traveled out of town Monday for a funeral of a friend's parent. To my surprise, my oldest son wanted to go with me. I like to think he wanted to spend time with his old man, but I think he was as…Continue

What do you wish your father had taught you?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Feb 16, 2014. 25 Replies

As a father of four, (the oldest now a teenage 13 son) I want to be my son's teacher on what it means to be a real man. My father was very distant and removed from me even though I grew up in a home…Continue

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Wickett replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"All of these posts about how it was handled well, and all I can think is, what the hell did I just read?"
Nov 27, 2016
Way2Good replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"Well done Joe! - your open discussion and honest answers along with male bonding is going to go a long way in your relationship and his growing up with confidence.   I can't say I've ever had that type of discussion with my two grown…"
Nov 27, 2016
Kevin Morris replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"Great story man.  Thanks for sharing.  What a great opportunity to bond with your son.  I have girls.  Now THAT was awkward.  I was sweating profusely."
Nov 27, 2016
Mark Sanderson replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"Actually sounds like a great father/son bonding moment. I would have been extremely awkward with my dad in that situation, especially at 13. I got the "talk" from my dad the summer before middle school. While he didn't go into much…"
Nov 27, 2016
Frank replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"I think you handled it well."
Jul 22, 2016
Steve M replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"Thanks John Boy for sharing. I'm struggling as a grandfather and only man in my grandson's life to talk about such matters. Everything I bring up he says he learned in the 4th, 5th, & 6th grade sex class. He is intact whereas I am…"
Jul 22, 2016
Christopher replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"MM, your story fills my heart with joy. THAT is how every young man's transition into adulthood should look. I wish every guy had solid male leaders in their life, who they could look up to, who took a genuine, unselfish interest in them, amd…"
Jul 16, 2016
Christopher replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"JB, it pained me to read your story. I am so glad you shared it, though. Pained in that I could easily imagine myself in your shoes when everything happened. I am circumcised, but I know enough now abt the intact penis to be able to imagine your…"
Jul 16, 2016
J. D. replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"I think many of us had similar experiences growing up, which is why this story resonates with some of us, including myself.  I also grew up in a religious household, and while I appreciate that, one of the few negative things it brought about…"
Jul 15, 2016
Joseph Robert replied to certified male's discussion Health benefits of tumeric
"Turmeric has many beneficial roles to play in our diets. I sprinkle it on salads, soups and meats. It is supposed to help lower blood pressure, too. God has given us many good things in nature. Sometimes, these are even more effective than the drug…"
Jan 25, 2016
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Joseph Robert replied to Brandon's discussion Why are people satisfied with mediocrity? What happened to aspirations of greatness?
"Dude's messed up."
Jan 1, 2016
Joseph Robert replied to Brandon's discussion Why are people satisfied with mediocrity? What happened to aspirations of greatness?
"I think many are lazy. We live in a world which does not encourage hard work. There are no winners or losers anymore. Tax codes discourage upward advancement. Government handouts to enable slothful living don't help. Most guys want to be great…"
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I believe that boys should use their time primarily to prepare for manhood. This group is for young men, dads, and other men who have opinions they'd like to share on how boys should grow up or be raised.
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Joseph Robert replied to Braeden 2.0's discussion Post-Mortem Symposium
"He's already resurrected. I speak to Him regularly."
Apr 26, 2015

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