Depresculinity

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Overcoming the Day Job

Q: My question is about choosing a right mission and about the moral issue of leaving a company just after having been hired. Last week I started a new job that is limited to one year. I am quite good at it, and the pay is very good. However, sitting in front of the computer screen all the day , this job has no potential to masculinize me or to help me learn to be in charge of others. I am thinking about quitting the job as this year might be a waste of time.

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Rising to Power: The New Science of "The Zone"

Men are wired to worry about how they fare against other men. How do we stack up, and where do we fit in to the hierarchy? This ancient reflex makes perfect evolutionary sense. Consider that males, because of their larger body size and muscularity, hunted and killed in primitive times.

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You Can't Afford "Surprises"

Don't be one of those guys who is "caught with his pants down" when there are layoffs or the girlfriend with the wandering eye wanders into the arms of another man.
In the past couple of weeks I’ve had one friend get “surprised” by a layoff from work, a second one “surprised” by a sudden demand by his girlfriend that they move in together “or else,” and a third get “surprised” by his seven year wife announcing she wants a divorce.

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Depresculinity: A New Kind of Depression in Men

You always knew there ought to be a name for it - the state of mind suffered only by men, related to women and or work... and not be fully living. I have a word to coin. One that's likely been in your life at some point, if only for a day, or a week, or a month. It blocked your ability to meet women, but not to be out and about socially. It thwarted your sense of pride in your work, but not enough to prevent you from getting out of bed every morning to take the bus to that office cubicle.

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It seems like even Soul legends and sex symbols such as D'Angelo can feel a sense of inadequacy from time to time.

This article reveals that the great savior of U.S. soul and owner of a body women drooled over is now having problems living up to his stud status.

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 @WomensHealthMag: "My favorite thing to do on Saturday is__." Read @menspsychology magazine "because, you know, I'm a dude." 07:06 PM - 01 Dec 12

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Dr. Paul, Hi everyone! I´m a long time member and it´s my first post. I´m going to start putting out things after a long period of just absorving. I´m from Brazil and I´m 34 years old. Apologies for my English if that´s the case.

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