Many of us have acquaintances, or friends, but not true accountability partners who will speak the GODS HONEST TRUTH when we need to hear it, LISTEN when we need to tell it and HOLD US UP when it…Continue
"Good news: I am blessed with a couple terrific male friends who fit the criteria we seem to agree are present in the best, bonded male friendships.
Bad news: They live significant distances away. Sure, the net facilitates communication. But it…"
"I've taken that advice to "put myself out there" when I started on my journey a few years ago. It's led to a lot of nice acquaintances, that's it, I'm even on a first name basis with the the mayor, and have a local…"
like men at work who you identify with because of similar goals, problem solving with and discussing the days events along with the marital or family problems as you get to know each other...
men in your…"
"J. Hughes: You seam to be saying that the wish that so many of us guys on the site have to cultivate healthy and meaningful male relationships as adults is an unrealistic one given all the demands and responsabilities we take on as we get…"
Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.
"Socialism has many flavors now. You've been insisting in the outdated one. Come on.Love your neighbor as yourself. Socialist as in a humanistic approach to the fellow human. As in demanding that all humans live with dignity.I get…"
"What are you basing these findings on? Personal experience? Interviews with younger men?
The 'net is a two-edged sword. That same internet helped save me from a lifetime of body shame and helped me transform myself mentally and physically, all…"
"The last "regular" barbershop in my area closed years ago. I've had pretty good luck with a couple of the "unisex" chains...they tend to keep a record of the basics for the haircut you last got (clipper # in…"
"One thing that's worked well on my kitchen drain is a quart of boiling water with a couple of ounces of Dawn dish soap in it. Worked quite well on organic crud build up.
One thing that you might be running into is corrosion. One…"
Of course, working for a firm that intentionally has a poor internet connection (on purpose, outside the company network) and had the IT gang pull all the games from the terminals, online distractions aren't too big a deal for me."