Skip to comments.On masculinity: My father's generation were better at being men
Posted on 05/19/2013 2:44:47 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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Thanks for your comments. I agree...
Thanks for the response. The recitation of your experience was appreciated. It’s important that we hear these experiences. Good job...
My daughter was a real terror growing up. Ultimately, what she wanted was intervention, a comforting strong hand to help her through her travails.
In stepped well meaning adults to short-circuit the stability she really needed. It was a real shame to endure at the time. Very frustrating indeed for a father than wanted the best for her.
I think she has her life pretty well in tow these days. I’m glad to know it.
I agree TomKat. Men have tried to be supportive and allow women to design their own best destiny. And IMO, to a fault they have. This hasn’t been a boon to anyone, Women (fully), men, or their children.
I’ll give you one example that pretty well spells it out, where our society has wound up.
Don’t keep score, it’s just too stressful...
And have you ever heard so much angst from grown-ups who were once picked last to be on a team as a child?
You are absolutely correct.... at times, boys have to learn how to be men in an all male environment....no girls allowed..... By nature, we are an aggressive and disgusting lot (almost feral) if not tempered good strong male role models....
Fortunately, BSA has not succumbed to the to what has occurred in Canada....
ooooh...peer approval...I live for that! Just kidding...LOL
Thank you for the compliment!
Hey, that’s what I’m here for... :^)
Well, it was the baby boomers that won the cold war. And that could be very hot in places.
Nah, the Monkees were the first boy band. Admittedly they were formed to cash in on the success of the Beatles, but the beatles themselves were no boy band.
Born 1960 and served in the cold war, as it were.
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