"Peter, welcome. You described really well, I think, how a lot of us feel and why this is a great group. You'll fit in just fine. I relate to almost everything you say. How I feel about myself and my relationships. My strengths and insecurities.…"
"Hyrum, so there's a girl that talks to you regularly. You talk about your emotions, and she seems to enjoy it.
Maybe she's not looking for a smooth talking guy, who knows how to flirt. Maybe she likes you for who you are. I mean she keeps…"
"Act like you are already friends. That's the thing, if you go in with the mindset that you want to make a good impression, you will tend to follow their lead. React to what's going on instead of initiating.
Don't wait for them to…"
"Josh, you like a girl and you think she knows you like her. If that's the case, then the longer you wait the more she thinks you're scared. Not good.
You can't yet worry about whether she wants to date you on an ongoing basis when…"
Good for you man. First take a moment to enjoy. It's a big step. One which you have earned.
I've worked with my share of new hires, here's my advice.
The first week is going to be full of a lot of paperwork, orientation,…"
"Ask your friend what they do about food. When i go camping with friends, we each take a meal and prepare it for everyone. That way we each only have to worry about one meal but everyone eats well the while trip. If that's not the way they do…"
"Not to be a jerk, but it's called a ring finger for a reason. You have two of them, one is reserved for your wedding ring. The other is open. Personally I think more than one ring on a man is too much (and I'm gay), so you if you are…"
"Hey, if you're goal is to go someplace international for a brief period for cheap, sign up for last minute deals from airlines. When I lived on the east coast they offered cheap flights to places like Frankfurt for the weekend.
"Not sure this is what you're looking for, but for Jeans I but Levi's 501 shrink-to-fit. You buy them, wet them and wear then until they dry. They end up fitting great. But to solve the problem to describe, I wear a hard athletic cup during…"
"I think it just goes to show that we could all benefit from living our lives a little more... thoughtfully. Instead of just plowing through life, realize that people notice the little things, and that all the little things added up make us who we…"
"So, I think spending too much money on jewelry or whatever would be too much too soon. I recommend going for thoughtful. Any that shows you've been paying attention. Has she mentioned a favorite book or movie? Buy her a nice edition. After only…"
"Assuming one of us isn't elderly or handicapped, if one if us is closer to the door, he goes first. If by some chance it's unclear who is closer, one guy usually will gesture for the other guy to go first before the other guy has the…"
Hi there Steve. Welcome to AoM. Also, I'd like to give you a friendly invite to check out my group, The Great Debate. Just click on "Groups." It's the one with the colorful galaxy picture. It's also one of the most active groups on AoM. In any case, great to have you aboard.
"I think the neck tie is becoming less popular in some parts of the country and in some professions, but I don't think it will ever go away completely. I also think a guy's personal appearance is not necessarily based on the type of…"
From the Grammarphobia blog.Q: In a recent radio appearance, you said the idea that “he” can refer to any human being – man or woman – was introduced in the 18th century by a female grammarian. I think you’re wrong. The concept of male as universal has been around much longer.A: If by “male as universal,” you mean using male pronouns (“he,” “him,” and “his”) for women as well as men, the idea did indeed begin in the 18th century.Before then – for two centuries, in fact – it was considered…See More
I heard that according to researches that the neck tie is expected to become obsolete in the next few decades. Because more and more men are dressing more casually these days thanks to Facebook and google where the CEO shows up in jeans and a hoodie. So is the neck tie really becoming obsolete or are men just not caring about his personal appearance?Please feel free to give your taken on this.See More