Hello all manly men,I'm looking to ask a girl out, but I have a few concerns.I'm going to start with some backstory. I've had my eye on this girl since probably the beginning of 2012 I think. Most…Continue
"I used it to great success last summer. Lost quite a bit of weight by waiting 12-16 hours after dinner and working out for maybe 30 minutes during the fasting period. I have also tried fasting for the whole day but it as only once. However, once you…"
"I tried a little intermittent fasting two summer's ago when, in my early bulking, I realized I had been perhaps too successful as my pants started getting tight around the waist, something that's never happened to me before.
I did the 16…"
"Intermittent fasting is probably simply rediscovering how an old religious practice works:
The point of religious fasting is to exercise the functions in your brain that regulate staying "on track" for accomplishing a goal. The…"
"I always practiced fasting as a strictly religious discipline, never really thought of using it as a weight loss plan. While leading a weekly Bible study in college I fasted 24 hours prior to the scheduled meetings.
Religous or not, there…"
"I've done it in various forms. I prefer Carb Backloading and skipping breakfast. If it works for you, keep doing it. Good luck with your weight loss, but please consider focusing on body composition and not just the number on…"
Hello,I read the post of AoM about intermittent fasting(You can read it here: http://www.artofmanliness.com/2012/01/25/intermittent-fasting/) about 1 month ago, but I didn't get to try the 24 hour fast until today. Currently I have 59 minutes left before I am eating an I just wanted to share my thoughts and experiences with my first 24 hour fast.*Before we jump into this, I would like to point out that I am…See More
"Josh, you like a girl and you think she knows you like her. If that's the case, then the longer you wait the more she thinks you're scared. Not good.
You can't yet worry about whether she wants to date you on an ongoing basis when…"
"Yes music can be very manly.
What do I usually listen to? Well when I'm working out or just looking for my usual I like to blast Anberlin, The Black Keys, Skillet, 3 Doors Down, etc etc...
When I'm looking for a bit of variety I usually…"
"Seriously, just ask her. If she says no, oh well, to bad. You will ask out many, many girls. You will get gunned down many times. This is not a bad or awkward thing to ask. Your asking her out on a date, not to be the…"
Thanks for all the advice, I really didn't expect this many replies. The replies really made me want to ask her more haha.
Anyway, I think I'm going to ask this week, probably between Wednesday and Friday, when a good…"
"I have two bits of advice--worth roughly that much I think.
One is that if you want to ask her out, you always have the option of doing so in an open-ended sort of way so that it's not a "yes or no" question in the first place. I…"
10-4 good buddy.
Especially were say a random game of dodgeball or something could break out. It should be fun. What was that class? F U N! Not a dinner then movie. Dinner is too high pressure you have to do the work of keeping things…"
"Thanks all, much appreciated.
It's good to hear that these are very possibly lingering issues from what indeed was a tough time.
You're very right I think. I am guilty of 'clinging on' to the honeymoon period and…"
"Actually, the major (expensive) fix-its that have happened at the house have been the "gotta get it fixed NOW" sort of things. Like when the bottom rusted out on the ancient water heater. That's really when having $500 or…"
"I think y'all are just moving down the intimacy timeline and expecting it to look like the first few months, and reacting to it when it doesn't, then taking the rub too seriously.
If one of you is in a bad mood, just spend time apart or…"
"Of course not, that is how a believer is to live, friend.
It took me 20 years of prayer; I have the wife the Lord provided me, and now I understand why it seemingly took so long... Our Lord is not in a hurry, he provides the best for us, if we…"
"1) like I said earlier. Ultimatums are pretty stupid, esp very early in a relationship. It makes a stupid power play that almost always comes back to bite you in the ass. I still remember my first "date" with my wife(we had already messed…"
"I agree with Shane on this one about it most likely being residual feelings left over from your bout of unemployment. You were threatening to move and she was threatening to let you leave without her so both of you are not sure about the…"