Im a a young man, at 17 years old theres still so much more to learn. My parents have been divorced for most of my life so I am used to that aspect of my life. Im aware that pretty much every guy has…Continue
"I am sure the situation the causes a lot of personal conflict...not sure what to do.
Alcoholics thrive in denial...meaning they can't accept that they live in habitual patterns...can't admit that they are out of control...and can't…"
This group is for anyone interested in the sport of wrestling, whether you wrestled in school or are just a fan and want to learn. People say it's a dying sport but the popularity of MMA has really brought home the importance of wrestling as a skillset that every man needs, especially anyone interested in martial arts in general. Hopefully this can facilitate discussion and people looking for training partners in their areaSee More
Thank you for all of the advice and shared experience. I realize now that I still have a completely stable mom that is supportive of my situation. I have some thinking to do about the relationship with my father. He contacted me a couple…"
"Willie, in your entire post, nowhere did you mention where your mother is in all of this. Is she a mature, responsible adult? Are there other adults in your life who seem to be wise and stable, whose advice would be valuable? …"
"Here's what I have to say:
1. I have a great deal of experience with a father who is an alcoholic.
2. I myself went through an addiction experience.
3. I have a great deal of experience with divorced parents.
Your father will only control…"
"It doesn't sound like it's imminent -- that is, I don't hear from your post that he's trying to connect. So it's not crucial to decide immediately. If not... maybe when you feel more balanced about it."
Im a a young man, at 17 years old theres still so much more to learn. My parents have been divorced for most of my life so I am used to that aspect of my life. Im aware that pretty much every guy has some conflicts with their dad, I mean with al those hormones in your body at this age its hard not to question the alpha of the family. My dad is a drunk and a mean one. He is kind of a hard ass. Ive put up with his shit for 14 years and on july 30th 2012 he was hammered, stumbling over drunk.…See More
"I am wandering between a roar of laughter -- embarrassment that I read the thread PH linked to and thought, what's that got to do with OP here? -- shaking my head (cluster indeed!) -- laughing (low T? Jeez, who'd a thunk?) --…"
"Iron sharpens iron." A place for men to impact each other by debate and exchange of ideas. This is a group where no ideas are off limits. If your motto is, "I never talk about politics or religion," this group is probably not for you. A "gym" for thinkers.See More
"Anthony, if you are carrying a Glock, please stick with factory mags for carry and serious work. The aftermarket ones for Glocks are fit for range duty only. The Illinois State Police went from 115 grain +P to the 147 grainers, then went back to the…"