I feel like I'm not a real man because I didn't go into the military when I was 18. I'm 24 now, and feel like less off a man in comparison to my enlisted peers. I was a touring musician and thought…Continue
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Hey guys,My hair is pretty thin and wavy. I get it cut: tapered on the sides and long up top so I can attempt that 60s Mad Men style hair. The problem is, when I put the Pomade in and style it with…Continue
I'm 22 and I have barely any energy.I get enough sleep and I have my morning cup of coffee. But When Im at work I hit this afternoon wall that holds me back until about 10pm when I get this second…Continue
"The military isn't going to make you any more of a man than being John Wayne dude. Don't join because you have something to prove to yourself or to fill a void; it is not a proving ground. It's for people that want to serve.
"Joining the military when you have a son is probably not a good idea. It will separate you two for some time. It has the potential to separate you for a long time. Then you won't be around at all to teach him things.
Take some boxing…"
"Hey, longtime lurker here but first time posting anything. Just had to pop on here to say this is a brilliant write-up, MGM. Short, to the point and seems like a great blueprint to get started on new projects. Thanks!"
"Buddy I’ll shoot straight with you. It sounds like you’re depressed. Depressed because you didn’t live up to your own standard of excellence. First you need to sit down and write down what experiences would make you feel happy and…"
"I know I posted not too long ago but here I go again.
It sounds as though you are looking for some exterior indication or acknowledgement that you are a man.
Choose a fight to fight, volunteer for something and get on board with it. Choose to…"
"Joining the military is always an option, I suppose. Each truly worthwhile profession will have its strengths, though. That is (it seems to me) an academic will be very literate because of his job, whereas a soldier may have to work extra on that,…"
"One of the many things I enjoyed about serving in the military was the other people I worked and hung out with. Although I was in a technical field there were guys who worked on their cars, hunted, fished, camped, and did all the…"
"Well said! In fact, an alternate idea may appeal to you. In addition to the armed forces (and their unarmed branches), there are numerous civilian para-military organizations that can not only provide you with a sense of accomplishment and…"
David Francois is exactly right. I am 22 and have been in the exact same situation since I started college.
The secret is to be continue to be yourself around them. They are your friends and they need you. But don't let them pull you into…"
"Near nightmare scenario. Dog breaks free of leash and bolts on a cold night. Lose track of him at an unlit corner - no idea which direction he ran. Nobody is outdoors (too cold) to help guide the search. Happy ending - 19 hours later (after a…"