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Losing both parents

Started this discussion. Last reply by R. Max Jun 3, 2015. 3 Replies

At a loss right now.A few weeks ago, I buried my mom, whom I loved so much. This comes not three years after I buried my dad, who was my hero.Needless to say, this is uncharted territory for me. With…Continue

ISIS and male emasculation

Started this discussion. Last reply by Regular Joe Aug 29, 2014. 63 Replies

I've been keeping up with developments in the Middle East with ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria), the militant terrorist group that has declared itself a caliphate and are terrorizing people in…Continue

Tags: emasculation, terrorism, ISIS

Prostate Cancer Screening -- Necessary or Unnecessary?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Larry Nov 12, 2012. 7 Replies

I've always heard that the conventional wisdom was that when you turn 40, you should start planning to get a prostate cancer screening.But my doctor told me today that the conventional wisdom may not…Continue

Tags: Screening, Cancer, Prostate

The 70s

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Schaefer Oct 18, 2010. 15 Replies

Maybe I'm a bit nostalgic because I was only a little boy then, but it seems to me that the 70s were a time when manhood was a true societal virtue and it didn't seem so challenged by hyper-feminism,…Continue

Tags: effiminate, men, 2010s, Masculinity, Manhood

 

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M. Gray replied to Paul MacAlindin's discussion Privilege is invisible to those who have it
"Just noticed this thread and it is soooo much like other threads I've seen. I've been in so many of these discussion over the past 20 or so years that arguing my perspective not only bores me, the people I argue them to are convinced of…"
Aug 25, 2015
R. Max replied to M. Gray's discussion Losing both parents
"I'm sorry, man... Lost my Dad when I was 15, still have my Mom, so I'm not much help there. Apart from the support system of your friends and Girl friend you mentioned before, I'd recommend the group Will (Sir) linked up, and a site…"
Jun 3, 2015
Rick Shelton replied to M. Gray's discussion Losing both parents
"I've lost both my parents but I think I'm quite a bit older than you.  My mother went suddenly and quite unexpectedly whereas my father had COPD and we all knew that it would happen sooner than later.  However, it still hurts…"
Jun 3, 2015
Sir replied to M. Gray's discussion Losing both parents
"I am so sorry. I suspect nothing will heal it but time.  But in the meantime... it strikes me that there is actually one way being in the metropolis can be an advantage.  If no one can truly understand but someone who's been through…"
Jun 2, 2015
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Losing both parents

At a loss right now.A few weeks ago, I buried my mom, whom I loved so much. This comes not three years after I buried my dad, who was my hero.Needless to say, this is uncharted territory for me. With each burial, I was the family's "rock," handling arrangements, setting things up, consoling others. No time to grieve.Soon after, I returned to cold, unfeeling, drab New York where 80 percent of the people don't care about your problems, and the other 20 percent are glad you have them.But with…See More
Jun 2, 2015
M. Gray replied to John Bravo's discussion I held out sex for love first....Why is it so hard to find a girl who's done the same?
"Dude, just seeing your reply. Don't get your shorts in a knot, man.I do realize that women are sexual beings just like us. I never said that women don't like sex  -- but it is true that there are women out there who do not enjoy sex…"
Apr 8, 2015
M. Gray replied to John Bravo's discussion I held out sex for love first....Why is it so hard to find a girl who's done the same?
"Well bro, this is a tough one if you ask me. You're looking to find someone who has basically kept sexual activity under the loving relationship umbrella and avoided promiscuity. Now, I see that a lot of guys here are bashing you, but I…"
Sep 3, 2014
M. Gray replied to Cecil's discussion AoM is "Is Poisoning The Concept Of Masculinity"
"Clearly you don't get my meaning in that, so you can find it weird if you want to. If you don't get it, then you've made my point."
Aug 30, 2014
M. Gray replied to PSharikov's discussion Anyone else sick to death of MANLY-discussions?
"Couldn't agree more, bro. "
Aug 30, 2014
Regular Joe replied to M. Gray's discussion ISIS and male emasculation
"Very interesting.  Only a Sith speaks in absolutes. "
Aug 29, 2014
Brown Fox replied to M. Gray's discussion ISIS and male emasculation
Aug 29, 2014
Steve Dallas replied to M. Gray's discussion ISIS and male emasculation
"Agreement with you guys. When I heard the auto part I was floored that they had let a 9yo do it. Now one person is dead and this girl will be mentally screwed for life."
Aug 29, 2014
Rick Shelton replied to M. Gray's discussion ISIS and male emasculation
"No, just responding to the "warmongering" comment you made."
Aug 29, 2014
Rick Shelton replied to M. Gray's discussion ISIS and male emasculation
"Was it full-auto?  Damn that's just stupid, one for the Darwin Awards if you ask me."
Aug 29, 2014
Kit replied to M. Gray's discussion ISIS and male emasculation
"I think you've misconstrued my attitude to civilian gun ownership and my views on ISIS. They are a disgusting organisation that should have been wiped off the planet months ago. I just pray the UK home office goes through with its plans to…"
Aug 29, 2014
Jack Bauer replied to M. Gray's discussion ISIS and male emasculation
"Full-auto.   There's just no reason a child that age should've been holding that weapon.  Its a handheld fully-automatic weapon.  No shoulder stock.  Nothing to control it but the arms of a nine-year-old…"
Aug 29, 2014

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The Alchemist (Paulo Cuelho); The Vampire Lestat (Anne Rice); The 48 Laws of Power (Robert Greene); The Prince (Niccolo Machiavelli); The Art of War (Sun Tzu); The Autobiogrpahy of Malcolm X (Alex Haley); Invisible Man (Ralph Ellison)
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At 10:26pm on March 15, 2010, Herb Munson said…
Hi there M. Welcome to AoM. Also, I'd like to give you a friendly invite to check out my group, The Great Debate. Just click on "Groups." It's the one with the colorful galaxy picture. It's also one of the most active groups on AoM. In any case, great to have you aboard.
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