"JQA's statement here would require a bit of effort to understand.
First we have to zone in and imagine the time, place and circumstance.
Secondly we should try to understand Why is he saying this, what does he want to achieve? Is he criticising…"
No Im not single. If that makes any difference to my points.
However can you imagine John Wayne or Clint Eastwood asking permission to go out and kick ass? Women by nature are very guarded and easily scared, and conservative. This…"
"If you made a decision to help out a mate, then you should stand by that decision. Really you are old enough to decide what are the consequences of your actions, if you are risking jail to help your mate, then that is your decision, and obviously…"
"About My Very Tortured Friend, Peter
he lives in a house with a swimming pool and says the job is killing him. he is 27. I am 44. I can’t seem to get rid of him. his novels keep coming back. “what do you expect me to do?” he…"
"I like Serafin's post where he advises "that If they are going to a club you don't enjoy, find something there that you can focus on... My personal preference is ladies' rear ends."
He's right in that every club has…"
"James, it is also a Manly Art to curb the Manly Urge as you put it. In fact that is the crux of being a gentleman, ALL urges have to be controlled.
Think alcohol, in the old days it was a sign of manliness to "hold your liquour", not…"
"I'm partial to Sherlock Holmes on audiobook. They're shorter than novels, being short stories (although the 4 novels are also good). So it's not as boring as trying to get through a novel. Also, they're…"
"+1 JB, you said this very well.
I too could never tolerate a girlfriend who is "always right" or who "walks all over" me. I've ended relationships over that kind of thing.
The damaging thing about the view of the…"