"Hi Chuck! I support you in your quest to instill good manners in the young, because it is a valuable lesson that all the schooling, degrees, and college accolades can't buy. Good manners make all the difference in getting that…"
"You had asked about warning signs in your post, and I think I've now seen that based on your descriptions of different incidents. I think there are warning signs here. Only you would know if this behavior stems from a bad…"
"Being a man myself, and clueless of the female psyche, what worries me here is not her temper but what seems to me to be her basic inability to leave a bad day at work behind after the day is over. I'm not suggesting that she sweep her career…"
"In a way, I think is kind of a shame that there is so much anxiety over something that probably would have been laughable to my father's generation. While growing up, to my knowledge anyway, I never heard any guy talk about shaving his…"
Ec, I just wanted to add to what Will posted by saying, as a person who suffered from anxiety/panic issues in the past, that there is no need to be overly concerned about your inability to forgive right now. A mind that…"
"I was one of those guys that was usually the target of pranks, rather than the prankster. In my sophomore year of high school, I had the good fortune of having a locker in a centrally located area of the school building. What good…"
"Thank you, Ben, for writing an excellent post, because, like you, I have long been troubled by the "models" that are given in the media for young men to emulate. When I read your post, it makes me think about a topic of…"
"@ Nick H RE:...a significant portion of AOM forum content is fuelled by male anger.
Perhaps. But our mutual friend, EC, is benefitting from that here. The other men who have posted here have experienced this type of anger and have…"
"When my mother passed away, years ago, my sister, brother-in-law and myself went to a locally owned department store to purchase a suit for me for my mother's funeral. My brother-in-law walked right up to the salesclerk, a complete…"
"There's no doubt in my mind, Ec, that you have used this post as a mental exercise to assess your situation and you did a masterful job. The sentence in the last paragraph, "I miss someone I hate." says it…"
"Wow, Dennis! A thinking man that is not afraid to get his hands dirty. You sound like a well rounded individual that will be able to help many of us that login in this site for both recreation and education. I particularly liked…"
"I concur with all the advice given above, Nelson, especially that of Nick H. I have nothing new to offer in lines of coping with a lost relationship because I have little to no experience in that area. What I do know is anxiety…"
Welcome to AoM, and thanks for attaching your picture from India. I agree with you about trying to live up to the lessons our fathers taught us. I am now a middle aged man, but my father passed away while I was still a…"
"Try unionlabel.com in its underwear section. While it does not offer the specific size options that is sought for in the original post, the underwear is USA made and is cut more amply than other brands you find in the local department…"
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"Regarding your statement, "I grew up without a Dad around and frankly it set me back developmentally." I am curious, how do you know this?
Reason why I ask is I grew up with a Dad. As I recall, we did not spend much in the way of…"
"I'll reply despite your two infractions (1. No religious topics in the main forums. 2. Breaking all of Orwell's rules about writing.) because I'm part of your target audience.
I stopped going to church in my teens because I…"