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Awkward circumstance with my son

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Fine Mar 25. 44 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 David K. Feb 16. 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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Joseph Robert replied to Regular Joe's discussion Random Questions You've Always Wanted To Ask / Answers You've Always Wanted To Know
"We might need to shoot some more British someday."
Jun 14
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Getting a star named after me

"There's only one star in the solar system. Don't think they named it after you."
May 26
Joseph Robert replied to Pale Horse's discussion Respect and Admiration
"I'm with you on Bonhoeffer. True hero! I also have to include Reagan, Winston Churchill, Robert E. Lee. I might as well just copy your post. We obviously think alike. I would add every man who has worn the uniform of my country that stormed…"
May 5
Joseph Robert replied to Stephen Lindenmayer's discussion Question for all of you experienced fathers.
"Andrew, I agree. I meant more to the effect of "2 year-olds and welders" aren't really good combinations. Scrapes and bruises are good for him."
Apr 29
Joseph Robert replied to Andrew's discussion Interesting Article: 'Men Suck At Friendship'
"From what I see, an entire generation of young people have never learned how to communicate or have a real relationship with someone else. Everyone has a phone or device stuck in front of their face."
Apr 27
Joseph Robert replied to Stephen Lindenmayer's discussion Question for all of you experienced fathers.
"+1"
Apr 27
Joseph Robert replied to Stephen Lindenmayer's discussion Question for all of you experienced fathers.
"All those things are great and many other ideas shared are, too. Most of all, just bring him along and let him spend time with you. He will want to do the things you do at this age. Let him, as long as it is safe. Everything is an adventure in his…"
Apr 27
Joseph Robert replied to Josh Allen's discussion If you can tell me what religion you are then you are in a prison.
"Everyone stares at freaks."
Apr 13
Joseph Robert replied to Josh Allen's discussion If you can tell me what religion you are then you are in a prison.
"Blessed by whom? Called by whom? Interesting word choice for a unbeliever. The statements imply an external source."
Apr 10
Steve Fine replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"the perception of what others say or think should not be your concern as well as you acted and spoke with integrity and honesty - doing the best you can. and when he does talk to his friends - the very second they wake up with a woody they will…"
Mar 25
Dan Wall replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"There's nothing awkward about it at all. In fact, you created the total opposite. I think it's the attitude we all wish we had with our dads."
Mar 18
Joseph Robert replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"Thanks for the story. Made me laugh. You raise some good points, too. Like you, I think this world has a screwed up view of things. Why must we be afraid of that which is natural, and innocent?"
Mar 18
Carl Monster replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"What a story. I had the opposite; first of all I never saw my dad naked, nor did we ever speak of such things.  One morning I woke up with morning wood, and so did my brother, who was a few years younger. We thought it was funny, and started…"
Mar 18
Carl replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"I had a situation once like this. like you, I had a shower in the basement. It was a concrete block basement. I had painted the walls and put a washer/dryer there as well as a shower, since the old house only had a tub upstairs and it wasn't…"
Mar 18
J. D. replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"I never had any such honest and frank discussions with my Dad or older brothers about morning wood or sex or any of that.  I had to learn about it primarily from the other 10 and 11-year-old boys at school - far from the ideal.  My parents…"
Mar 17
John Muir replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"Still do in lots of cultures. I slept in a 1-room house on the floor once, and in the middle of the night the dude got on his wife, hit it, and went back to sleep. I don't think either one fully woke up. That was with me, another two guys, a…"
Mar 17

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