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
Nice to see a forum like this and glad to be a member here.My name is Dave and I'm 47 years old. Was introduced to The Art of Manliness by a friend who recommended the books.Have read the forum here lurking while waiting for my account approval. Seems like a pretty solid group here. A bit about me,I have 4 sons, ranging in age from 25yrs to 7 months.....yeah I'm a glutton for punishment lolMy boys are all great young men, and the younger two, 3yrs and 7 months get the best of me.I am very…See More
"I'm still waiting for a wall on our northern border. As someone has pointed out somewhere, the majority of our foreign-born terrorists (like in 9/11) came through Canada.
(Note: This is a discussion-starting issue, not one that I…"
"Do you really think when he said "I will build a great, great wall on our southern border. And I will have Mexico pay for that wall."That people understood that to be - "I'll build a wall only in a few places on the border, and…"
"If the silver market manipulation finally ends, the price of silver could skyrocket. As Mexico has a huge reserve of the metal in the ground, Mexico could be a very wealthy country overnight. They might build the wall to keep us out."
"It should be easy enough for everyone to claim to be right about this one.
Wall gets partially built, somewhere between a few feet and 1500 miles or such. People who didn't want a wall claim victory because it's not all the way from…"