"As for the blind, unquestioning, unblinking loyalty of followers, I would suggest following Rand with L. Ron Hubbard.
Because, why not model your approach to life after works of complete fiction in a cult-like fashion?
"My paternal Grandfather, much to his own regret, could not serve during WWII because he was "unfit" r/t hearing loss he had all of his life.
Instead, he worked the ship yards in Bremerton, WA as a welder, and spent some time in the…"
"Well, sir... I have to bear you an unfortunate welcome to the club nobody wants to be a part of.
This type of situation is what landed me at AoM as a reader.
We are now 3 years out, and if steps are taken... it does get better.
I prescribe to one…"
"A lot of men get into this trap because it is the ultimate end of the "nice guy" complex.
You give, and you give, and you give, and you ask for very little in return; and you get very little. So, eventually the resentment builds and boils…"
"You should look into a parallel parenting setup. This will allow you to not ever have to deal with her again.
If she wants to communicate; set up an intermediary between you to filter out real info (things about the children), and her crazy…"
"I didn't make a decision until I was 27 or so. Kicked a lot around in my head. In the meantime, I worked retail/grocery. I was pushing for management.
Sappy as it sounds, the TV was on one night, and the show "Boy Meets World" was…"
"Other than doing the Axel Rose dance to a Poison song...
Is dancing manly?
There was a quick little article in Maxim a few years ago where the writer did a few weeks of MMA training and a few weeks of Ballet training.
The training that left him…"
"I wear a watch for both function and fashion.
I happen to think the right watch is a modest, classy, and manly completion to a wardrobe.
Though, my digital recently suffered a band failure.
As a nurse, timing pulses and…"
"Listen, and don't give unsolicited advice. She's informing you about her day. Listen. Ask clarifying questions when needed. Don't ask questions about solutions, ask questions about details.
Then, inform her about your day.…"
"First off, I would refrain from any and all navel-gazing about the past; family-of-origin issues, issues from past relationships, etc, etc, etc, yadda, yadda, yadda...
If you want to improve your relationship, nothing begins 10-15-35 years…"
"I see nothing wrong with a clean, conservative pair of sneakers... if you can find a dang pair.
I actually have 2 pairs that get constant comment. A white/black leather combo and a black/grey suede. Both are Fila, which I have found to…"
"I'm for historical honesty with a romantic partner, especially if you expect the relationship to be long term.
Though, full down-and-dirty details aren't absolutely needed.
I dated Jenny for 3 years, we slept…"
"Youtube; Mark Gungor - A Tale of Two Brains.
Biochemically, love functions like an addiction. And there is going to be a withdrawal period. When you look up little videos, or remind yourself of her in one way or…"
"Had my life turned on it's ear, ended up broken and emasculated. This is just one of several resources I have used in the rebuilding process and helps me shore up one aspect of my total self.
It's also a little reenforcement for…"
"I'm not clear if you're asking how to manage your personal taxes, or business taxes/ employees.
For personal taxes, if you're paid as a 1099 employee (contractor), you need to withhold 15.3% for Medicare/SS taxes, plus your income…"
"Granted I don't have a self-employment business like you are considering, but federally speaking, it all pans out about the same.
I don't use a tax accountant and actually file my business taxes with my personal. I am issued a 1099…"
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