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Poker Tells and Insults

When the subject of masculine games comes up, inevitably you’ll hear examples such as football, rugby, baseball, soccer, and even poker.  Whereas the 1st four are physical, the last one, poker, is more intellectual.  If you want to play physical games at a high level, you need to practice physical activities and develop the body. […]

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Gentleman, or Obsessive?

I have written before about love song lyrics.  It’s not a pretty picture.  Love songs are extremely bad representations of love and romance.  No guy should ever copy the behavior portrayed in the songs. The roles of men reflected in the lyrics paint a picture of guys who fail at anything remotely masculine.  At best, […]

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The Missing Cheat Code

Recently I’ve introduced an e-Book for download, called The Cheat Codes for Dating, Relationships and Sex 3.0, The Guy’s Version.  You can download it and sign up for my mailing list.  The Cheat Codes are a collection of previously hidden knowledge that nobody bothered to teach young guys.  I simply don’t want you to go […]

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The Year of Better Decisions

Happy New Year 2016 This year I didn’t make the typical New Year’s Resolution. No S.M.A.R.T. goals. No deadlines. No stretch goals to challenge myself. None of the conventional goal setting practices. None of the typical goal setting techniques have ever worked very well for me. Instead I came up with a unique approach. Well, but […]

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On Being a Man – Step 1

I have been fascinated by the concepts of masculinity and manhood, probably because I’ve felt lacking in those traits.  I’ve struggled with being a man for a long time, because nobody ever taught me how to be one.  That’s unsurprising, since American society has stopped valuing manhood and masculinity, and in some cases actually denigrate […]

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12 Signs for Spotting a Misandrist

Women, especially feminists, love to bandy about the word “misogynist”, that is, a term to designate someone who hates women.  To a radical feminist, every person with a Y-chromosome (every man) is a presumed misogynist by nature, evidence be damned.  (Fortunately, radical feminists are few and far between.) Regular feminists are less likely to be […]

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Life Lessons from TV Comedy

Image courtesy of Ambro at FreeDigitalPhotos.net One of the most important life lessons I learned came from watching sitcoms on television.  Surprising, right?  Who would believe that TV comedy can teach anything, other than how to write unoriginal, formulaic stories around forgettable characters?  Well, it can, but you need to add an ounce of thought from […]

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