Focusing Through Negative Visualization

Our society tends to avoid most things with the term negative in it, but that is doing a disservice to yourself.  The fact of the matter is, using negative visualization is a powerful tool that not only helps you keep things in proper perspective, but will push you to new heights. Continue reading “Focusing Through Negative Visualization”

Love & Respect: Putting It All Together

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

Well, we’ve reached the end of our Love and Respect series.  We’ve discussed a lot of topics and hopefully you’ve all gleaned some valuable information to help improve your marriages.

Today, we’re going to wrap this series up by discussing a few topic that will help you make the Love & Respect lessons work for you and your spouse.  Some are helpful pointers while others will be necessary for this all to work. Continue reading “Love & Respect: Putting It All Together”

Love & Respect: The L/R Dynamic

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

For the month of December, I will be relieving Cynic of duty to cover a book I’ve been reading called Love & Respect.  This book was suggested to me by a Twitter friend, Tex.  Before I went out and bought the book, I decided to listen to some sermons centered around the message of Love & Respect and was so impressed I went out and bought it the next day.

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You Set The Tone

While out at my kids soccer game this weekend, tensions were high.  It was a playoff game and both teams were evenly matched.  It went into a sudden death shootout and my kid’s team was defeated.  It sucked for most parents to deal with this, but one guy in particular started raging and screaming, claiming we had been cheated.  He was arguing with the official and his kids looked like they wanted to run away.  It got me thinking about how as a father you set the tone that not only others see, but how your children and wife will fall in line.  Today’s article will go over how you can be a good role model and leader in these situations.

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Why Do Men Need Dread Game?

A wife of noble character who can find?
She is worth far more than rubies.
Her husband has full confidence in her
and lacks nothing of value.
She brings him good, not harm,
She selects wool and flax
and works with eager hands.
She is like the merchant ships,
bringing her food from afar.
She gets up while it is still night;
she provides food for her family
and portions for her female servants.
She considers a field and buys it;
out of her earnings she plants a vineyard.
She sets about her work vigorously;
her arms are strong for her tasks.
She sees that her trading is profitable,
and her lamp does not go out at night.
-Proverbs 30: 10-18


To many new members to the Red Pill or Manosphere, the idea of Dread Gaming your wife brings about mixed emotions. While the initial principles actually seem harmless and rather productive, the idea of “dreading” and “gaming” your wife comes across as manipulative, shady, and coercive. I have mentioned in previous installments of this series that the steps prescribed are intended to restore balance to a marriage, it is still often met with apprehension by many newcomers who aren’t fully acquainted with the intent of the process.

In this article, we’re going to discuss what caused the rise of systems such as Dread Game, the Red Pill, and the Manosphere as a whole.

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Don’t Sacrifice Your Dignity and Self-Respect

A picture circulating around Twitter has been generating quite a buzz and not in a good way…

Now I’m a pretty laid back guy and generally stay pretty detached from my emotions, but every time I see this picture I am awash in a mixture of disqust, pity, and contempt.

Those of you with weak constitutions, look away now… Continue reading “Don’t Sacrifice Your Dignity and Self-Respect”

Married Monk Mode

“If you will live like no one else, later you can live like no one else.”

-Dave Ramsey

Many of you in the Red-Pill community are probably familiar with the term Monk Mode, withdrawing from most social interactions and recreational pastimes in order to focus on completing a specific goal.  Many men have utilized this method in order to skyrocket their productivity for short bursts of time, typically anywhere from a week to a month at a time. Continue reading “Married Monk Mode”

The 12 Levels of Dread: Level 6 – Wife Game

“I want to feel passion, I want to feel pain. I want to weep at the sound of your name. Come make me laugh, come make me cry… just make me feel alive.”

-Joey Lauren Adams

Today’s lesson in Dread Game revolves around Level 6 in the 12 Levels of Dread – Gaming your wife. Take a moment to think back on your marriage. If you’ve been married for a few (or many) years now, chances are the original spark that fueled your marriage at the beginning has faded and a steady routine has settled in. Continue reading “The 12 Levels of Dread: Level 6 – Wife Game”

The 12 Levels of Dread: Level 3 – New Life

“People who cannot find time for recreation are obliged sooner or later to find time for illness.”

-John Wanamaker

If you haven’t read the previous installments on this series, I would highly recommend doing so here, here, and here.  This level of the Dread Game is all about reclaiming your freedom and enjoying life to its fullest and how to deal with the inevitable pushback from your wife.

By this point, you should be no less than three months into the entire process, preferably longer.  You should be making great strides in your fitness levels, getting your finances under control, sharpening your mind with mentally stimulating books and activities, and deflecting your wife’s shit tests like a Kung Fu master.  Level 3 is all about developing hobbies away from the home.  It might seem rather of a benign step in the grand scheme of Dread Gaming your spouse, but like all the others, this one is crucial…but why? Continue reading “The 12 Levels of Dread: Level 3 – New Life”