Raising A Child With Special Needs

I have been putting off this article, quite honestly, since the creation of AKC.  This isn’t something I speak about often in regular life, much less on the internet, not because I am ashamed or embarrassed, but because I’ve struggled with what to say – with how to broach this topic and do it justice.  So, with that in mind, I’m just going to simply speak about my own personal experience and offer some advice.

My youngest daughter, born 10 minutes after her twin, was diagnosed at birth with Down Syndrome. Continue reading “Raising A Child With Special Needs”

Open Thread: Depression in Men and the Need to Conquer

We’ve seen depression in men rise during the past few decades and the “experts” can’t seem to understand why.  The fact of the matter is many writers in the manosphere understand why.  It’s just that the answers are typically too politically incorrect for the mainstream experts to espouse so they hem and haw around the subject, blaming it on women taking men’s jobs in the workforce or some other trivial matter. Continue reading “Open Thread: Depression in Men and the Need to Conquer”

Building Your Tribe

“What’s in a life without Camaraderie? For setting sail on a ship with a band of merry brothers by your side is much more gratifying than drifting aimlessly on a boat lost alone at sea.”

-Saim A. Cheeda

The modern world has changed our lives in many ways, some for the better and some for the worse.  Still, some other changes are unique and provide both benefits and hindrances.  One such modern marvel is the creation of the internet and social media.  With it, we have become more connected than ever before, able to talk to people around the globe in real time.

So why do many men feel more disconnected than ever? Continue reading “Building Your Tribe”

Great Men of History

I am an avid student of history. I love trying to get inside the minds of people in the past and try to understand why they do what they do and I love to draw the parallels to today and try to learn from it. The old saying “Those who do not learn history are doomed to repeat it” is true. If you don’t learn from other’s mistakes, you will just have to learn from your own. Continue reading “Great Men of History”

Love & Respect: COUPLE

  1. The L/R Dynamic
  2. Blue and Pink Glasses
  3. COUPLE
  4. CHAIRS
  5. Putting It All Together

Now that we’ve covered the basics in part 1 and 2 of this series, it’s time to dig into the nitty-gritty of the Love & Respect dynamic.

As we covered in previous installments, men’s world are centered around respect and honor.  From what we hear, say, act, and see, nearly everything falls under giving and receiving respect.  When we feel like we are not being respected, it sets off our alarms and we either go on the attack or withdraw. Continue reading “Love & Respect: COUPLE”

Love & Respect: Blue and Pink Glasses

  1. The L/R Dynamic
  2. Blue and Pink Glasses
  3. COUPLE
  4. CHAIRS
  5. Putting It All Together

Last week we discussed the core principles of the Love & Respect dynamic and what both men and women need most from their spouse, men needing primarily respect from their wives and wives needing primarily love from their husbands.

We also introduced the Crazy Cycle and how it feeds into itself until a marriage becomes a horrific mess.

Today, we are going to discuss what is arguably the primary reason for disputes in a marriage involving two well-meaning people: The breakdown of communication. Continue reading “Love & Respect: Blue and Pink Glasses”

Keeping The Challenge Going

If you go the the gym and lift the same weight the same amount of reps each time, you wont progress after a certain point.  Your body and muscles will adapt and you’ll just be spinning your wheels.  The same can be said about other parts of your life as well.  As men, we must constantly challenge ourselves to do better, to be more than who we were yesterday, and push limits because it is that fire inside us to overcome obstacles that keeps us on the correct path.

Continue reading “Keeping The Challenge Going”

Leaving a Legacy

“The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.”

-Nelson Henderson

Today I saw a short clip from a well-known PUA within the Red Pill community lamenting what his life has thus amounted to.  As I watched the short clip, only 26 seconds long, I could see the regret across his face like a mask.  Within this short clip, he utters a truth that cuts to the very core of what has driven men all throughout history.   Continue reading “Leaving a Legacy”

10/12/2017 Open Thread: Boys to Men

Good Morning Gentlemen.

J. Nyx is currently indisposed dealing with some work issues so we’re leaving today’s post as an open thread to discuss what skills and knowledge should be taught to boys before they reach the age of 18. Continue reading “10/12/2017 Open Thread: Boys to Men”

They Need Your Leadership

As we know, even a successful man can and will be manipulated if he lets his frame waiver.  I’ve seen this time after time with men I’ve known my whole life.  One account happened recently to a guy I know.  Today I’ll report on why I think it failed and what everyone needs to remember; to be a father/husband is to accept the role of leader at all times.

Continue reading “They Need Your Leadership”