Michael
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  • Mechanicsville, VA
  • United States
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My First Real Choice - 23 yrs old

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Shelton Jun 7, 2012. 18 Replies

Casual Dress Shoes/Boots

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Applying for Jobs

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Rick Shelton replied to Michael's discussion My First Real Choice - 23 yrs old
"Yeah, don't spend money like that on someone you're not sure about."
Jun 7, 2012
SteveSF replied to Michael's discussion My First Real Choice - 23 yrs old
"Michael, I have both moved a across the country to be with someone and had someone move to be with me. In my case though, both moves held opportunity for both of us. To be blunt your situation sounds different. Maybe let me frame it this way.…"
Jun 4, 2012
Michael replied to Michael's discussion My First Real Choice - 23 yrs old
"I have a itching feeling she just doesn't want to deal with the hustle and bustle of the city which I can't hardly blame her for... and NYC is almost 7 hours away from Buffalo so it's not exactly a convenient distance. We have talked…"
Jun 4, 2012
John Muir replied to Michael's discussion My First Real Choice - 23 yrs old
"I'm with Stein, bud. Besides, Western NY is a day trip from NYC, so what's the big deal for her moving? If she never wants to leave Batavia or wherever, then you need to decide if YOU never want to leave Batavia. How often would you guys…"
Jun 4, 2012
Nick H replied to Michael's discussion My First Real Choice - 23 yrs old
"No. As my father would say, you need a kick in the arse. You got a job and your life is on the up and up and you are going to throw it away for what? If you guys have some special love then surely she can come to NYC so at least one of you have a…"
Jun 4, 2012
KermitKebab replied to Michael's discussion My First Real Choice - 23 yrs old
"To be honest this sounds like a 'first love' for both of you, and one in which there has hardly been enough time and opportunity for you two even to know one another, let alone have the depth of commitment (or even the emotional maturity)…"
Jun 4, 2012
Will replied to Michael's discussion My First Real Choice - 23 yrs old
"Sounds like you have at least a partial answer."
Jun 4, 2012
Michael replied to Michael's discussion My First Real Choice - 23 yrs old
"Not good."
Jun 4, 2012
Michael replied to Michael's discussion My First Real Choice - 23 yrs old
"I understand not financing her education. I actually made an edit to show that she has actually found a solution for that. I think the concern about 'falling in love with the idea' is legitimate but I'm inclined to think that that is…"
Jun 4, 2012
Michael replied to Michael's discussion My First Real Choice - 23 yrs old
"Never thought about a compromise like that. I'll definitely have to check out Pittsburgh since the IT world is springing up there."
Jun 4, 2012
Matt replied to Michael's discussion My First Real Choice - 23 yrs old
"This choice is souly up to you, but let me touch on my experience. I am only a little older than you (25) but had a similer experience in the fact that I was dating a girl for an extended period of time and got engaged. I was given the choice…"
Jun 4, 2012
Stein replied to Michael's discussion My First Real Choice - 23 yrs old
"You have spent very little actual face time with this girl. The relationship has been rocky. You may love the idea of each other rather than really loving each other.  The person who needs to step up to the plate for Nancy…"
Jun 4, 2012
Rick Shelton replied to Michael's discussion My First Real Choice - 23 yrs old
"Love doesn't put food on the table but love makes life worth living.  I know there is a smallish town with a number of companies near Buffalo, it's called Rochester.  There is also Erie, PA and Pittsburgh, Erie being 90 minutes…"
Jun 4, 2012
Steve Dallas replied to Michael's discussion My First Real Choice - 23 yrs old
"So you want to pay for school for a girl that you aren't even engaged to? Also sounds like you HAVE to do a lot of compromising for her inability to compromise."
Jun 4, 2012
Shane replied to Michael's discussion My First Real Choice - 23 yrs old
"Chase love, man."
Jun 4, 2012
Will replied to Michael's discussion My First Real Choice - 23 yrs old
"I don't know.  I don't know how to know.  I'll ramble a bit. You had a falling out.  If you had one, you'll likely have another.  What will you do then? You've only seen her about 10 times in the flesh.…"
Jun 4, 2012

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Interests
Guitar, Reading, Surfing the Web, Computers, Attempting to Cook
Books
The Crossing, The Road, No Country for Old Men, Rendevous with Rama, Childhood's End, A Picture of Dorian Gray, Brave New World: Revisited
Movies
Cool Hand Luke
Music
Blitzen Trapper, Modest Mouse, Ricky Skaggs, Chris Thile, Bob Dylan, ACDC, The Beatles, The Devil Makes Three and Silverchair

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At 12:46pm on January 6, 2010, Herb Munson said…
Hello Michael. Pleasure to welcome you to AoM and also to my group The Great Debate. Looking forward to having you here.
At 12:34pm on August 11, 2009, Brett McKay said…
Welcome, Michael!
At 6:50am on August 11, 2009, thehuhman said…
Welcome to the AoM Community, Michael!
 
 
 

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