Brett,With regards to Provide, Protect, and Procreate, a tough question. What about those of us, after many years of trying, cannot have children. Health is the reason, and ongoing health issues…Continue
"My thanks to all of you. I think all I've read touches upon what Regular Joe said, change "procreation" to "parenting". Parenting, raising children to be citizens of this world, doesn't necessarily require giving birth…"
However, If you still feel that absolute need to work with some form of "procreation" why not start coaching little leagues? I know that almost every little league, be it football, baseball, basketball, rugby, golf, tennis,…"
"I would say that it isn't too much of a stretch to say that all of the aforementioned things create the conditions under which procreation is desirable so while he might not be procreating kids of his own, he's contributing towards…"
"Do you have nieces and nephews that are close to you (physically)? Oh hell, I just thought of something that will suffice. Volunteer at a Children's Hospital, join a men's group that takes on projects that help kids, sign up as…"
"You need to boil this thing down to the basic principles, and work from there. Once you cut away the trappings ... "provide and protect" is merely a statement that men are better when they're responsible for more than…"
"You can think of procreate in a more abstract way: to leave a little piece of ourselves, hopefully our best part, for someone else to pick up, use, and enjoy, so that when you are gone there are those who will miss, but also be glad that you were…"
"Replace "procreate" with "parent" (as verb rather than a noun) and the 3 Ps still stand for people who are unable to procreate but wind up adopting, being foster parents, being a de factor surrogate parent in various forms,…"
"If childbearing and adoption are both out of the question, but you want children around, you can foster. It's needed. Supposedly it's rough.
If you can't do that either, well, the world needs parents, but it needs lots of…"
"The Big Brother Big Sister programs are very good! A friend of mine volunteers as a big sister and she says it is the most rewarding thing she has ever done.
I am a Cadet Leader (10 -16) and Youth Leader (16 - 18) in my local unit of Order of Malta.…"
"Some couples can't have kids, simple fact of life. Doesn't make either of you lesser human beings IMO.
Some couples can knock out kids by the dozen and they are shitty, worthless parents, whacking out a few small people isn't…"
Brett,With regards to Provide, Protect, and Procreate, a tough question. What about those of us, after many years of trying, cannot have children. Health is the reason, and ongoing health issues disqualify us from adoption. Any advice on what to replace the 3P with to create the balanced identity you speak of? seeSee More
""but I would like to give off an heir of prestige, without putting others off"
No you would like to comport yourself with confidence without being overbearing. English Police: airs not heirs and confidence is the term you want not…"
"Yeah, today is the third day we have practiced them in class for myofascial release. I've been doing a cup and drag across some scars from a childhood surgery. It's really beneficial. Also, I just feel great after having it done - even…"
""I don't believe that hormones are that strongly defining"
You would be wrong. Hormones drive behavior and behavior is how the world percieves us.
Further if hormones were not that strongly defining how do you explain FtM…"
"For pushups the "Optimized Way" is to do them the "Correct Way" other than that it is a matter of your muscles getting stronger and more endurance. One of the biggest hurdles for newcomers to weight lifting and/or getting…"