My facial hair grows very fast & I have ALWAYS wanted to grow a full beard, but my wife hates it. She hates the way it feels against her skin. I usually cave after about 3 or 4 days and give in…Continue
"Sideburns man. I've been rocking sideburns since the day they came in full. Lost em during boot camp, but I've got them grown out now, within regs of course. They timeless dude. Shave the beard, clean your chops, and go get yourself laid.…"
In what universe?
More like putty in your wife's hands.
I've been happily married for 28 years, and I wouldn't stand for my wife dictating what I look like. Men have hairs that grow on their…"
"You know what... obviously this bugs you enough to post on it so it seems to me that you already answered your own question. However if you want to approach it tactfully the best way to do this is to simply explain to her that this is…"
"OK I've been married over 30 years so know about compromising, and also about communicating. Let her know why you want to try the look, and after all its all reversible- you can shave it or let it grow. I've had a mustache since High…"
"No lol, I knew you were kidding.
On topic..try to compromise. As previous people said, maybe initiate a cycle of bearded and non-bearded. Maybe if its such a struggle learning to die to one self and abolish the beard could be beneficial to…"
"Just posted in another discussion about beards here...try and convince her to let you try it out for a few weeks. I found that my beard actually got a little softer after it grew out enough that I could shave it back evenly to about a 5-day…"
"I'm a little sad this morning. I caved. I came home from work early, the kids were still at their various practices, & I shaved. When the wife walked in & saw me she jumped all over me, smiling & kissing me.…"
"Also, Do sports count as television? Because I love PGA Golf on the weekends, Sunday & Monday Night Football, Notre Dame Football & Indiana Basketball.
Plus, I really enjoy The History Channel, The Golf Channel, Shark Week, & my Nightly…"
Game of Thrones
The Walking Dead
Freaks and Geeks
Band of Brothers
The X Files
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Daily Show / Colbert…"
My Wife & Kids, My Faith, Golf, Reading, Guitar, Barbecuing, Horse Racing, Golf, Movies, Boating, Travel, Craft Beer & Bourbon, History, Golf, Hiking, Architecture, Comic Books (yea, closet nerd), and... did I mention Golf?
The Bible, Catcher in the Rye, Iron John, The Road, Kurt Vonnegut, Hemingway, Philip K Dick, The Lord of the Rings, CS Lewis, To Kill a Mockingbird, 1984, Dune, Gravity's Rainbow, Faulkner, Maus, Stephen King, Starship Troopers, 1980's Graphic Novels (Alan Moore, Frank Miller, etc), Ray Bradbury, too many to list...
The Godfather I & II, Goodfellas, Lord of the Rings, Original Star Wars Trilogy, James Bond & Indiana Jones films, Alien, Pulp Fiction & Reservoir Dogs, Shawshank Redemption, Annie Hall, Halloween, The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (and just about all Eastwood westerns), Double Indemnity, Dawn of the Dead, Jaws, Braveheart, The Exorcist, Saving Private Ryan, films of Alfred Hitchcock & Akira Kurosawa, Animal House, Fight Club, Die Hard, Classic Disney Animated Films, The Matrix, Caddyshack, Blazing Saddles, Apocalypse Now, JFK, The Shining, The Departed, Scarface, Serpico, John Hughes movies, again, too many to list...
Springsteen, U2, REM, Tom Petty, The Police, Peter Gabriel, Paul Simon, Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, The Clash, The Ramones, Pink Floyd, Hank Williams, Oasis, Radiohead, Bob Marley, 70's Rock, 80's New Wave, Bluegrass, Celtic, Jazz, etc...
“Take everything you like seriously, except yourselves.”
― Rudyard Kipling
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"Journaling, counseling, reading relevant books, ManKind Project, Codependents Anonymous, talking here or IRL, inner child work... if it's a big enough deal to merit it, try everything in sight til something works."
"I concur with salt. If it's a traumatic event we are discussing, then I would say take the steps you need to put it behind you. In other words, if you cannot alter it then it's probably best to drive on...just my humble opinion."
"Thank you, i feel a bit better now, i had a weekend away from everything and it made me feel better. As i said above i saw her when i went to town with another guy and it made me feel really bad at first and then i felt anger so when i ran into them…"
"I know it's stupid and that i just make up excuses for her to justify her behaviour towards me, i know this in my mind but in my heart i just ignore it somehow...
I actually went away this weekend to an old friend i haven't seen for a…"