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Awkward circumstance with my son

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kurt Aug 22. 51 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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Kurt replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"JR, I applaud your transparency, candor and frankness to your son. This experience will be one that he will remember forever, as it obviously brought the two of you closer together. He most likely will feel that he can talk to you about anything,…"
Aug 22
William Reed replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"I don't have kids, but I think you handled it admirably. Granted, it was awkward-its not a situation anyone is put in often, so there is no first hand experience to draw from-but, the fact that you used it as an opportunity to discuss those…"
Aug 21
Tarquin Anstruther replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"JR  you did well, what could have been awkward passed of as normal and you gained a closeness with your son. Enjoy your times with him, he will grow up and have a family of his own and he has learned from you how to talk to a son"
Aug 21
Brown Fox replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"That's the way it should be. Bravo to your dad."
Aug 20
Kit replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"Its a conversation I very much wish my father had had with me when I was that age. We was never open, at all. You handled it like a pro - I envy your son for the father he has."
Aug 19
Chip DeWitt replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"My dad was a straight man's man - never had any embarrassment about being nude in front of me and we have shared showers, razors, seen him naked, hard (morning wood) and a few times coming out of the bedroom to the bathroom with his post-jerk…"
Aug 19
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

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