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.
"Eh, blocking him in the chat was a recent development. Yes, I know, he was an arty officer in the Marines and now he teaches Greek. But, I still think he is a dickwad, and that's why I put him on ignore. I still see what he posts on…"
"Ameretta, what do you do that brings you joy and gets you around people? Forget about men right now. Concentrate on being with all kinds of people doing interesting things. I'm not making light of your predicament, trust me on…"
"hmmm, from at least my perspective, no one said anything was easy. You could call it oversimplifying, and you'd be right.
Like I said, this is out of my depth, but it seems similar to the phrase "love yourself" in general. Everyone…"
"I wanted to be straightforward with the title, but this is how I truly feel, and I think that the person you mentioned is oversimplifying the problem because how would you feel if you were told you were the highest rate of…"
"I was the initiator earlier this week at the gym. It was late and I was the only person there for quite a while so after some warm up sets the shirt came off. Later on a guy comes in, we exchanged greetings and then continued with our work outs. He…"