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Awkward circumstance with my son

Started this discussion. Last reply by david james hovsepian Oct 14, 2014. 58 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, 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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Joseph Robert replied to Braeden's discussion Post-Mortem Symposium
"He's already resurrected. I speak to Him regularly."
Apr 26
Joseph Robert replied to Braeden'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
Joseph Robert replied to Braeden'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
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
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Virtual staff room for visionary teachers of every discipline. This is a good place for educators to discuss their collective role in society--particularly in regards to their duty as role models for young men. What does it mean to be a male role model for young boys in the classroom? How can we serve them best? See More
Feb 28
david james hovsepian replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"   This just seems all too normal of a situation.  We are males, its good you got to have a talk to your son about some of the biological things that will happen that are normal for him while he is becoming a man. If your LUCKY, this…"
Oct 14, 2014
Christopher replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"Thanks other Chris for the kind and inspirational words,  The situation was awkward and embarrassing and there really is nothing to change about it.  I had this very strange idea that I wanted my dad to see how I was maturing and…"
Oct 9, 2014
Christopher replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"Christopher (great name, btw), thanks for sharing. I hear a lot of regret in what you are writing. Just please know that you did nothing wrong. I understand how something like that can feel super embarrassing, and I know what it's like to have…"
Oct 9, 2014
Christopher replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"I wish I had had a Dad like you are but I come to this from another angle. When I was 15 me and my dad went on a father and son YMCA canoe trip.  In those days all the camp showers were open and no one worried about who showered with who. …"
Oct 8, 2014
The Dutch Dastard replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"Handled it great, but that doesn't make it less awkward. It just is what it is: an awkward situation handled well. No need to feel awkward about feeling awkward, if you catch my drift. "
Oct 4, 2014
Kevin replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"This story reminded me of an event with my dad that turned into a life long running joke in my family.  When I was in high school, probably 15 or 16 years old at the time, my bedroom was located directly across the hall from my parent's…"
Oct 3, 2014
Upside down bloke replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"I am glad that it was a wonderful fulfillment too and that it healed what was missing, coming full circle with your own son.  "
Oct 3, 2014
Upside down bloke replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"You have such a wonderful Dad.  Wish he was mine too :)  I think you would be a great accepting and loving brother too having a dad like yours as a role model."
Oct 3, 2014
Upside down bloke replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"You're such a wonderful father.  Well done you."
Oct 3, 2014
Upside down bloke replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"I agree with Christopher.  I wish you'd been my Dad."
Oct 3, 2014
Kurt replied to Joseph Robert's discussion Awkward circumstance with my son
"We need more dads like this. Men who aren't ashamed to be men in front of men. Your dad is an inspiration! "
Oct 3, 2014

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Daniel replied to David F.'s discussion When is it better to be morally correct knowing it causes a worse out come? (The failure of Abstinence only educations) in the group The Great Debate
"Give them all the information. The parents will teach them morals at home anyway, no matter what they learn in school."
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Liam Strain replied to David F.'s discussion When is it better to be morally correct knowing it causes a worse out come? (The failure of Abstinence only educations) in the group The Great Debate
"Not sure I follow the argument backing your assertion that risk management is a moral issue."
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Aarondelrod replied to David F.'s discussion When is it better to be morally correct knowing it causes a worse out come? (The failure of Abstinence only educations) in the group The Great Debate
"Also whether promiscuity is bad is purely based on the moral beliefs of the individual. I was attempting to argue that the negative results of promiscuity are bad, unwanted children and stds. If you always take the perfect precautions I suppose…"
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Jack Bauer replied to David F.'s discussion When is it better to be morally correct knowing it causes a worse out come? (The failure of Abstinence only educations) in the group The Great Debate
"Religious sexual morality doesn't "complicate the issue" any more than does libertine sexual amorality.  Both are simply values systems that people personally choose to live by.  Both are merely voluntary personal values of…"
10 minutes ago
Jack Bauer replied to David F.'s discussion When is it better to be morally correct knowing it causes a worse out come? (The failure of Abstinence only educations) in the group The Great Debate
"Afraid not.  Teaching risk management in sexual activity inherently embarks on morality ... not mere "mechanics and biology". Some would prefer that risk management be taught by use of latex barriers in inevitable premarital sexual…"
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Steve Dallas replied to David F.'s discussion When is it better to be morally correct knowing it causes a worse out come? (The failure of Abstinence only educations) in the group The Great Debate
"Where exactly are they pushing the morality of it?  Otherwise, replace sex with math/grammer/science/whatever and your argument becomes purely emotional without a lot of reason."
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Aarondelrod replied to David F.'s discussion When is it better to be morally correct knowing it causes a worse out come? (The failure of Abstinence only educations) in the group The Great Debate
"I'm new to this and apologize for the misplaced comments"
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Steve Dallas replied to David F.'s discussion When is it better to be morally correct knowing it causes a worse out come? (The failure of Abstinence only educations) in the group The Great Debate
"I'll relate it to IT. The safest way against virus(STD)/Trojan(pregnancy) for a PC is to take it off the internet completely(absitinance). Reality says that this just isn't goign to work. So you setup protection programs, you teach your…"
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