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.
"I believe in being allowed to say whatever you want, and being held accountable for it.
So yes, you should be able to say what you will. But if you, for example, are inciting violence against someone, or make a threat to someone's life, then…"
"I see some that several points of differentiation are relevant in this thread. First is the distinction between procreation and sex. The second is between denial and repression. The third is sexual vs. spiritual or other energy.