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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 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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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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Manly Camping

A discussion place for all things camping...equipment, advice, cooking, tips, recommendations, etc.
Dec 28, 2015
Joseph Robert joined Colton Wilson's group
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Boyhood Restored

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 Petrovich Tsiolkovsky's discussion Post-Mortem Symposium
"He's already resurrected. I speak to Him regularly."
Apr 26, 2015
Joseph Robert replied to Braeden Petrovich Tsiolkovsky'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 Petrovich Tsiolkovsky'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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Teachers' Club (for men in Education)

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, 2015
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

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How best to illuminate political ignorance?

The upcoming election has got me thinking alot about what it means to vote. I dont know about others, but I think that is a big responsibility. There are so many things the politicians like to toss this way or that way, I can never tell who is telling the truth or not... or worse, how to check it. I have sadly grown up in Political ignorance. I do not think of myself as a simple person... but I feel that the news and media are not really there to make us, or at least me, make the right…See More
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