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Marvin's Discussions

Is it too soon to look for a new job?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Marvin Jul 14, 2013. 19 Replies

Yesterday I was asked by my assistant manager to decide whether to resign or improve my performance at my job because "I'm the weakest link", despite that he said himself that my co-workers are…Continue

Can someone critique my resume?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Marvin Jun 9, 2013. 10 Replies

I'm aware it's very amateur-ish, but it's primarily skilled-based and filled with computing experiece and extracurricular activities. I know it's not much, I felt it was better to start now anyway…Continue

 

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Saxon replied to Marvin's discussion What would be considered physically weak? in the group Exercise
"There are several different schools of training, and definitions of "strong", but I am pretty old school and think you should focus on basic, functional strength. Could you survive a week of old-fashioned farm work? Then you are…"
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Benjamin Nelson replied to Marvin's discussion What would be considered physically weak? in the group Exercise
"First and foremost, don't ever worry about how much weight you can put up. It will eventually come if you keep at it. Second, the only way you ate going to be successful in the gym is to go in with a plan. You don't have to have a notebook…"
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Marvin added a discussion to the group Exercise
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What would be considered physically weak?

I'm obviously not a gym rat and I'm very ignorant about fitness, but I am trying to improve my health and overall body composition. To skip the point, I'm not certain on how to have a decent workout and what defines someone as physically strong. Though I'm not entirely sure of what I can do (or what my max is), the last amount of weight I've squatted was 205 lbs. which doesn't seem to be a lot since I believe most people can squat twice their weight (I weight 234 lbs. or so). I did 10 reps of…See More
Sunday
Conrad Zutavern replied to Marvin's discussion How can I develop a better attitude and be less miserable? in the group Growing in Manliness
"I live in a small village. I started going to 1 of 2 Churches in My Town, 4 years ago.  I must say, the Sunday School Class of 12 that I attend each Sunday morning has been so supporting and has offered so much encouragement to help Me…"
Apr 15
Marvin replied to Steve C's discussion Bedtime
"Naked. Once I move out, it will be a 24-hour thing."
Apr 15
MiCHAEL J K. replied to Marvin's discussion How can I get a good workout? in the group Weight loss
"I wish I could do the amount you are doing Hope you get where you need to be."
Apr 9
MiCHAEL J K. replied to Marvin's discussion How can I get a good workout? in the group Weight loss
"hope you get where you want you are further than I am I tore my rotator cuff and still trying to gain strength in my arms."
Apr 9
Milo Morris replied to Marvin's discussion I honestly don't know what to do. in the group Romancers
"Typically, I don't think that relationship advice is worth the pixels on the screen. But as an "elder" sexual minority in a stable, long-term relationship, I do think that I might have something to offer. 1. Decide what it is you…"
Oct 6, 2013
Marvin added a discussion to the group Romancers
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I honestly don't know what to do.

I apologize for the very long post. I slightly felt the need to vent.I gained an interest in a friend of mine who I met two semesters ago and for the past two weeks up to now, we've been talking and getting to know each other (talking as in normal conversing but I did flirt with him a bit). I asked if he was free during the weekend of next week and he told me he was going to Renn Fest and that I should come. It was only him and I at that point but then plans were moved to another day. I…See More
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Marvin commented on Steven C.'s group Exercise
"I now weight 247lbs. or so, when I used to 251lbs. not too long ago, so I suppose I'm making some progress after doing core/glute exercises. I don't know if it's allowed, but I've heard that exercising in the buff has benefits,…"
Aug 6, 2013
Davis D replied to Marvin's discussion How can I develop a better attitude and be less miserable? in the group Growing in Manliness
"Agreed, The Power of Now is a great book. Helped me out a lot."
Jul 24, 2013
Marvin replied to Marvin's discussion Is it too soon to look for a new job?
"Well, I am currently at the same job and everything is going well. I also must apologize for my vulgar response. I was just in a pissy mood that day and I shouldn't had been so oversensitive about your response. However, again I will point out…"
Jul 14, 2013
Rick Shelton replied to Marvin's discussion Is it too soon to look for a new job?
"No, Marvin, you don't have to do anything at all.  I didn't write my response in order to anger you and I guess I used stronger language than was necessary.  What I wanted to drive home, and I guess my word use took away from my…"
Jul 12, 2013
Marvin replied to Marvin's discussion Is it too soon to look for a new job?
"I don't have to do anything. I have responded with great immaturity, but I am in no form lazy, and I certainly complaining either. I just certainly didn't appreciate his condescending response and took it as if he believed I felt the world…"
Jul 12, 2013
Matthew D. Miles replied to Marvin's discussion Is it too soon to look for a new job?
"If you're unhappy and there's a lot of issues with the job, there's no harm in looking. I just wouldn't advertise it. I would suggest, like many have, to speak with your assistant manager about his expectations. I myself like to…"
Jul 11, 2013

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At 5:43pm on July 3, 2013, Alexander said…

Read your recent post in Growing in Manliness, trying to reply...but keep losing my post (things are hectic at work).  I'll try to post soon, we're going through similiar things.  I wonder how much of your backstory leading to these issues is like my own. I'm posting here so you don't feel everyone is just ignoring your post.  

I think, I need to learn to trust again, and it sounds like you're struggling with the same thing.  Maybe we can help each other?  Send me a message once we're friends and we can talk.

 
 
 

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