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Responding to hate

Started this discussion. Last reply by Regular Joe Oct 7, 2014. 15 Replies

Recently someone posted some questions regarding having been subjected to a ritual humiliation exercise as the result of an apparently false accusation of rape against a 3rd party that wasn't even…Continue

Quiet groups...worth reactivating?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Regular Joe Oct 6, 2014. 11 Replies

I would like to make some posts specific to topics that are covered by some of the groups. But when I look at what looks like the last post posted, I see that all of the ones that I would like to…Continue

Building rapport with unreceptive young people

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael D. Denny Oct 3, 2013. 17 Replies

I have never met my soon-to-be brother-in-law, and possibly never will.He's never introduced himself, is unlikely to do so, and has ignored my attempts to introduce myself.Nobody else in the family…Continue

Throwing away a patrimony of "deep wisdom"

Started Aug 11, 2013 0 Replies

By popular request elsewhere:Have you ever wondered what self-made millionaires have that the rest of us don't? I mean the ones born without money or connections; the ones who truly started from the…Continue

 

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Rob replied to Cory Ross's discussion Promoting Facial Hair Growth
"It depends on genetics. Globally over the world you will see big differences in how much whiskers men can grow. Some naturally can not grow any; men on the Comoros Islands do not shave because there's nothing to shave. They're naturally…"
yesterday
Rob replied to Rob Gronkowski's discussion Has anyone struggled with depression beforeIt
"Right; grief can turn into depression. Which is why it's always prudent to watch out for depression when grieving or under stress. When depression is triggered by external events, that's what creates the rationalizations for…"
yesterday
Rob replied to Jay D's discussion Money
"Investing in yourself is always a good idea. Do take heed of the debt situation. "Read money is the king's command" (old saying)"
yesterday
Rob replied to Jack Bauer's discussion Investing in a Family Business?
"Avoid. The reason is not because it's an in-law. The reasons are: It sounds like you want to be a passive investor. This would not be a good vehicle for that lack of involvement, because then there would not seem to be any mechanisms to…"
yesterday
Rob replied to Rob Gronkowski's discussion Has anyone struggled with depression beforeIt
"JB, it sounds like you've had some brief bouts of depression. I'm glad it didn't turn chronic. I agree that depression can be triggered by events in someone's life, or it can be something that's not stressful or shocking,…"
yesterday
Rob replied to Rob Gronkowski's discussion Has anyone struggled with depression beforeIt
"That is EXCELLENT news. I am particularly pleased to hear that you are enjoying it. I take it you live in a cold climate. Keep it up long enough to make it to warmer and sunnier weather. You've taken the first step. Now make it stick! If you do…"
yesterday
Rob replied to Jay D's discussion Money
"Herzlichen Glückwunsch zum Abschluss! I am glad to hear that you are looking forward to saving money and paying off your debt. Good show. Is the person who told you that very wealthy? A millionaire or better? That doesn't sound like the…"
yesterday
Rob replied to Rob Gronkowski's discussion Has anyone struggled with depression beforeIt
"I agree a therapist could be a huge help. The trick is to find one who can help. I am not in the business but am credentialed for a specific type of therapy. I have met a lot of wannabe therapists. At the risk of spreading a stereotype, a lot of…"
Friday
Rob replied to Matt T's discussion The Secret
"The Secret is based on some old ideas called, ironically now several hundred years later, "New Thought". https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Thought New Thought is often confused with New Age. I don't think they are the same. Yes, it…"
Thursday
Rob replied to Rob Gronkowski's discussion Has anyone struggled with depression beforeIt
"Don't overwhelm yourself with changes, but do get them started. You need to start with what feels comfortable. Do you think you could handle: a daily walk? that would get the exercise and time outdoors started. rallying your friends to help…"
Thursday
Rob replied to Matthew Martino's discussion Getting Published
"Matthew, congratulations on finishing your manuscript. It is very difficult to get publishers to take an interest in new authors. Generally speaking, they want you to bring them a list of opt-ins in the tens of thousands long.  If you already…"
Thursday
Rob replied to Chatmonkey's discussion Trying to breakout of my 'Mental Prison'
"G'day, mate! It sounds like you have some "shadow issues". You don't need a walk on the wild side, and, in fact, I strongly advise you NOT TO at least until you have resolved your shadow issues by reclaiming them. If you resolve…"
Tuesday
Rob replied to Rob Gronkowski's discussion Has anyone struggled with depression beforeIt
"Sorry to hear that several of you have depression. I might have had it fairly seriously in my early 20s without realizing it because I was habituated to it. Runaway/throwaway from an abusive/negligent situation. I recovered after getting away (sort…"
Tuesday
Rob replied to Rob Gronkowski's discussion Has anyone struggled with depression beforeIt
"I agree. Clear your mind. Especially before bedtime. Do not try to go to sleep with worries; it may interfere with your sleep, which can make depression worse."
Tuesday
Rob replied to Rob Gronkowski's discussion Has anyone struggled with depression beforeIt
"Yes, you have symptoms of depression. Depression is a serious problem. The longer you have it, the more entrenched it can get. It can get hard to snap out of it. Do you feel any urges to harm yourself? Admit to your friends that you are depressed,…"
Tuesday
Rob replied to Jonny Kearney's discussion Post First Date Advice
"Make a very simple, SHORT "bid" for her attention, and then the next move is hers. If she responds, great. If she doesn't, great. Do not make another. Don't worry about rejection; your value as a man does not depend on her…"
Jan 26

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"I prefer human. Labels are created by adults who need to categorize, criticize, marginalize, etc."
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Milo Morris replied to Milo Morris's discussion Definitions in the group Out to Build Bridges
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Vytautas replied to Pale Horse's discussion Called It in the group The Great Debate
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