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I need some advice. Growing pains and things.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sir Jan 15, 2013. 3 Replies

As I was growing up I was loved very deeply and very much, I was very lucky to have the family I have. But nothing is perfect. I wasn't given everything I wanted, I wasn't spoiled in that regard.…Continue

Introducing me!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Muad'Dib Sep 24, 2012. 4 Replies

Hello, I'm going to keep myself slightly anonymous but I've followed a little bit of discussion, mostly looked at articles and decided I needed to join in the community here.I'm in my later 20's, I'm…Continue

 

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Sir replied to Muad'Dib's discussion I need some advice. Growing pains and things.
"Yes, I understand."
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"Hello all! I'm a beginning Scotch drinker. I have had 3 bottles in my lifetime so far and loved them to the last drop. I'm looking to learn how to enjoy and discuss scotch."
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Muad'Dib replied to Muad'Dib's discussion I need some advice. Growing pains and things.
"Thanks for your response. I'm looking for that exactly! But I am relatively certain there's more than just integrity here. I mean, I feel very behind. I need some meta-integrity."
Jan 14, 2013
Sir replied to Muad'Dib's discussion I need some advice. Growing pains and things.
"Drop by AoM group New Warriors; sounds like you crave a grounding in adult integrity. Brett has some articles on the main site on this. And from me personally:  got any specific goals, esp. somewhat short term?  You could make some goals…"
Jan 14, 2013
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I need some advice. Growing pains and things.

As I was growing up I was loved very deeply and very much, I was very lucky to have the family I have. But nothing is perfect. I wasn't given everything I wanted, I wasn't spoiled in that regard. However, all of my shortcomings, all my failings, excuses were made for. When I was challenged, I would quit rather than rise to it. Somewhere very far back, I never had the impression that I had to rise to challenges, rather I had to bend to the will of some sort of fate. And when things didn't turn…See More
Jan 14, 2013
Muad'Dib replied to Alexei Bublik's discussion Do you like to dress your best every single day? Do you like to put on cologne every single day?
"The thing about clothing is confidence is key! Don't pretend to look good, don't act like you look good. Arrogance is not good! Confidence is not knowing you look good, but knowing how to make yourself appear the best you can make yourself…"
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"But being a Christian Bale fan makes me happy... Mostly just his work in "Equilibrium" "American Psycho", and "The Mechanic". He's a whiny bitch as Batman."
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"The hard truth is that there are phases that hair goes through as it grows. There's always the shaggy, just above or just in the eyes which is annoying, then there's the inevitable mullet-ish looking thing you'll get if you don't…"
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Muad'Dib replied to Muad'Dib's discussion Introducing me!
"Thanks, I'm quite well."
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What about being a grown up?

Posted on January 13, 2013 at 8:30pm 0 Comments

As I was growing up I was loved very deeply and very much, I was very lucky to have the family I have. But nothing is perfect. I wasn't given everything I wanted, I wasn't spoiled in that regard. However, all of my shortcomings, all my failings, excuses were made for. When I was challenged, I would quit rather than rise to it. Somewhere very far back, I never had the impression that I had to rise to challenges, rather I had to bend to the will of some sort of fate. And when things didn't…

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