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
"That wasn't really the system last year. People were allowed to use the restroom of whatever sex they looked like ... not of whatever they were 'comfortable with'. It was more about what others were comfortable with. …"
"A tyranny of the majority actually is better than a tyranny of the minority. No tyranny at all would be preferable ... but, with a tyranny of the majority, at least most people are on board. With a tyranny of the minority, most people…"
"This is exactly what I don't get. Did I miss something major in the news over the last year or something? I don't understand why all of a sudden what bathroom Transgender individuals use is all of a sudden an issue. Has…"
"If that's not a defense of the status quo, what would be? What can people who don't want men to be allowed in the ladies' room do to keep that status quo? How would you write the 'status quo' into a written rule…"
"Thanks great points. I should have said the reason I know my son has a 60% shot at learning disabilities is because I have them, Dyslexia and ADD. So we are looking for them but also trying not to jump to the idea that he does have it.…"