"He obviously equates smoking with maturity, and sees tobacco as his rite-of-passage. And he's emulating his male role models.
As an addict, you personally know the pleasures AND the pitfalls of smoking. If he is choosing to…"
"Getting to know your classmates is a great idea, and so is finding a professor with a research project. I never thought of that second one!
I appreciate the advice and examples. You've been really helpful!"
"Probably a good idea ... if your wife has the mind of a 5-year-old. Are these wives really too dumb to figure there are risks associated with coal mining or warfighting? Any soldier that hasn't discussed with his wife the…"
"Well said about the absence of high heels on the necks of men.
Its more about a gentlemanly stepping aside, and in a liberal spirit men in previous generations have allowed the women to place their high heels on their necks. It was a manly…"