"I know the feelings you are having, having similar issues.
My 15 yr old stepdaughter has anxiety issues/OCD/anger management problems (we butt heads frequently) and a 8 year old stepson is well on his way to the same anxiety issues, but he is of…"
Just general advise. I have an 8 year old stepson who lives with us full time and is a challenge because he has Asperger's and struggles with social cues and fitting in. I also have a 17 year old stepson who visits 4 days a week right…"
Just wondering if there are any other stepdads out there? I have questions about what is and isn't acceptable stepdad behavior. I'm the stepdad of two boys ages 8 and 17. Would love some advise and guidance on being a good stepfather.Thanks!See More
"Milo, I really liked your comment below that article on the website. I agree with what you so eloquently put. Whatever our feelings were before hand is what we will see when we look at this terrible act of hate and violence. It holds a mirror up to…"
This is a LGBTQ+ group. All men are encouraged to join, including straight men.However, unlike the already established AoM group "Gay and Bisexual Men", this group is wide open, no privacy settings enabled. The overall purpose of the group is to encourage conversations between the straight and non-straight communities. This already happens in AoM, but it is scattered. And it can't happen in the private "Gay and Bisexual Men" group.Debate is expected, but this is for building up bridges not…See More
"Rocco, Don't apologize for being angry and frustrated---you're entitled to those feelings. From my perspective, it seems that you and your daughter have developed a pattern here. You both have a role to play in this…"
"You don’t need a clinical diagnosis to take actions that work for depression.
The leading research is showing connections to vitamin defines, gut health and exercise.
Nutrition: Take 3,000 units vitamin D, Nordic Naturals Complete Omega…"
"First off, I wanted to thank everyone who has shared so far. I am humbled by the great and heartfelt responses I have read thus far. I know its hard to really gauge someone's life by a short post. Many factors are definitely involved. I feel…"
"Her therapist should have good opinions on all this. I assume you're paying for that, that it's through your insurance. Have her sign a waiver so you can get info from the therapist. Also, even if she won't sign a waiver, know that…"
Teddy Roosevelt, Movies, Internet, nature, writing, learning to be a better man.
I still love to play video games and act like a kid sometimes.....I love good food, good conversation and a lot of laughing!
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt, The Last Lecture.........anything uplifting or empowering.
Clint Eastwood movies........old war movies.......historical movies...........Anything by Robert Rodriguiz or Quenton Tarantino
Good 'ol Country, Swing, Jazz, R&B, Hip Hop, Rock, New Age, Classical, Top 40
"I carry the tried and true Field Notes book in my left back pocket.
I did just switch my edc pen to one of those small space pens shown in the OP. While I love my fountain pen the smaller space pen is easier to carry around"
"Something occurred to me: I was in high school in the '60s, when mini-skirts were being introduced. My father thought they were scandalous and so distracting! "How can a [heterosexual] man stay focused on anything when…"
"In the words of the Westminster Catechism, "Man's chief and highest end is to glorify God and fully to enjoy Him forever." As long as we are still living on this earth and continuing to sin then we are not glorifying God as we ought,…"
"So you would agree that a father should be paid less than a childless man? Afterall - 52% of men still showed up on that research as "having a job and family is difficult."
Does "it's difficult" mean that they necessarily…"