"I also like some of Kipling's poems, but I find the forced working class speech mannerisms worked in to some a bit over the top. The whole idea of "imperial" poetry is interesting, it seems to go from Tennyson, include Newbolt and be…"
"It fell between generations in my family. My grandparents were all in school or younger, and their parents were either reserved occupations (farmers so not conscripted) or were too old for service and served in WW1.
I did have a great uncle…"
"You're way ahead of the curve for 18. The problem seems to have been her perception, not yours or your actions.
There are men out there providing for families, being relied upon by others and doing some of the other things you mentioned, such…"
Firstly, they are juvenile.
Secondly, a man endeavours to do his best when writing.
Thirdly, they are a symptom of laziness.
If you wish to be seen as a man who can be looked up to then they have no place in your writing."
"Your nephew sounds like he's met your conditions so you should hold up your end.
Probably ought to road trip somewhere with him to check his driving skills and also as a right of passage into car ownership.
If you have maintenance…"
"Also, 20 resumes isn't a lot. I'm working in a profession where having lots of part-time subcontracted jobs is the norm. Last September I send out about 100 applications, got offered about 12-15 interviews and parlayed that into 4 new…"
"These attitudes are always prevalent and, to me, inexplicable. The Anglican church has taken the path of ordaining women and several other of these policies that liberals feel churches ought to take. The end result has neither been effective nor…"
"Haven't had to a chance to read up on it, but the local news(Channel 13) this morning had a story that not only are both Dems and Reps looking to call her back based on this very thing, but that she has been suspended.
Once again, thanks…"
"Move on. You are 18, something tells me you are going to college in a few months. Spend that time prepping yourself to work yourass off to get a quality degree in a worthwhile field and to spend the next 4 years in the most target rich environment…"
"It all comes down to trust. Why date someone, why be in a relationship with someone that you can't trust. And if you can't even trust yourself, do the other people a favor and get out of the relationship."
"Great advice already on here from Tim & Nick.
If there was any more to add for myself personally I always find it a struggle to try and be a 'true' friend to a girl that I have/had deep feelings for. This is because I have ended up…"