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I need some advice. Growing pains and things.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Will 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

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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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Will replied to Muad'Dib's discussion I need some advice. Growing pains and things.
"Yes, I understand."
Jan 15, 2013
Muad'Dib commented on Wil Harper's group Scotch Connoisseurs
"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
Will 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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"I'm going to have to disagree with the sandals comment. I live on an island and hate shoes."
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"Day 1 Values: Truth Loyalty Living as opposed to subsisting Health (mental, physical, emotional, and in relationships) Control (of myself) Day 2 Shoes spit shined, I'd wear 'em to a job interview. Day 3: Life has transitioned a number…"
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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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Jai Chipperfield replied to Josh Williams's discussion The issue of height
"I'm 6'1. I suppose I'm tall but not very tall. I don't think height has any bearing on confidence."
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Michael D. Denny replied to Jai Chipperfield's discussion What to wear to a vineyard
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The issue of height

I am a rather average man of height standing at a regular height of 5'10. I would like to be taller because I feel it would increase my confidence and level out the playing field that is dating. Does anyone mind sharing their height and discussing how it has affected their life? Please share. Thank you.See More
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What to wear to a vineyard

I'm going to a wine tasting and vineyard tour event. There's also a bit of networking opportunities to be had. Any ideas of what to wear? My natural instinct always leads me to a waistcoat. Maybe a suit. Maybe a tweed jacket. But if I'm touring a vineyard, there's a possibility it could be muddy. Then there's the wine tasting and networking with possible future employees, I still need to be on top form with my clothes. Any ideas?See More
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