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Awkward circumstance with my son

Started this discussion. Last reply by Frank Jul 22. 66 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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Frank replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"I think you handled it well."
Jul 22
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
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
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
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
John Boy replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"This account makes me rather envious. Though I grew up in a Christian family, my dad was happy to let secular schools and books guide me through puberty and adolescence and never showed any desire to talk to me directly. When he did eventually give…"
Jul 15
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
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Jan 8
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
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…"
Jan 1
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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.
Dec 28, 2015
Joseph Robert replied to Braeden P.D.'s discussion Post-Mortem Symposium
"He's already resurrected. I speak to Him regularly."
Apr 26, 2015
Joseph Robert replied to Braeden P.D.'s discussion Post-Mortem Symposium
"I would be interested to know if the stories of Alexander's realization of his fulfillment of Daniel's prophecies were true. Some traditions hold that Alexander spared Jerusalem because of this. Certainly biblical prophecy foretold in…"
Apr 25, 2015
Joseph Robert replied to Braeden P.D.'s discussion Post-Mortem Symposium
"1. Apostle Peter 2. Apostle Paul 3. Martin Luther 4. Alexander the Great 5. Dietrich Bonnhoeffer 6. Thomas Jefferson"
Apr 25, 2015
Joseph Robert replied to Matthew Perry's discussion Dressing for work in the group Teachers' Club (for men in Education)
"One thing I've noticed is that by dressing well, I don't have as many problems with parents in face-to-face encounters. I think a sweater vest/khaki combo will always beat the blue jeans/untucked plaid combination some of my fellow…"
Feb 28, 2015

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Hey there, Joseph. Welcome to The Great Debate!

 
 
 

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"So long as my son is productive, and does what I tell him to (chores), I'd let him be as queer as he wants to be with his hair. "
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When can a kid pick his own damn hairstyle?!

     If there is one thing my wife and I disagree on, it's when our two boys(ages 7 and 4) can have some independence. Now, I'm not saying I let my 4-year old walk to the gas station around the block for his own cigarettes or some such nonsense, but when they're allowed to play in the yard or go next door or pick their own clothes without constant supervision.     My wife is the controlling one in this area, and I, according to her, am far too easy-going. Both those facts are due to how we were…See More
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Sir replied to Hesse's discussion First date: success not optional but mandatory
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Jack Bauer replied to Hesse's discussion First date: success not optional but mandatory
"You're looking at this wrong.  This is the test phase.  Not only is failure an option ... failure may be the best option.  Couple of reasons for that mindset. First, neither of you know each other at all.  You're still…"
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