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(The Good Men Project)   How to make yourself miserable in 30 easy steps. Well, easy for Farkers anyway. Jerks   (goodmenproject.com ) divider line
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2013-11-12 04:12:57 PM  
"Visit the Politics tab" missing from the list.
 
2013-11-12 04:13:44 PM  
aka think like a women
 
2013-11-12 04:15:35 PM  
Life must come easy for this writer
 
2013-11-12 04:16:20 PM  
There is only one fapping step to make us happy again. Jerks
 
2013-11-12 04:16:31 PM  
This seems to click-baity for me to bother seeing for myself.

Are all 30 "clicking on click-bait articles hoping they'll provide you a few precious minutes of repreive from the horror that is your every day life, and failing utterly"?  Because they should be.
 
2013-11-12 04:18:25 PM  

ikanreed: This seems to click-baity for me to bother seeing for myself.

Are all 30 "clicking on click-bait articles hoping they'll provide you a few precious minutes of repreive from the horror that is your every day life, and failing utterly"?  Because they should be.


Actually, it's a wall of text.  And it's written in a very passive-aggressive style.  Which ought to be on the list, too.
 
2013-11-12 04:18:28 PM  
He makes several contradictory statements; which I guess would make me a dick for pointing out. I should set a goal to stop doing that.... or not; I'm really not sure, honestly
 
2013-11-12 04:19:08 PM  
Basically, it says you make yourself unhappy by giving a fark about anything. Which, well, okay, maybe that's true.
 
2013-11-12 04:20:17 PM  
So, that can all be summed up to one item. Be human.
 
2013-11-12 04:20:40 PM  
29. Visit a bookstore or library. The idea of so many great ideas being buried amongst so many useless words when I have precious little time to read is depressing. This is why poetry and quotes are best. They are distillates for the soul. The rest is chaff.
 
2013-11-12 04:21:22 PM  
Finally, a self improvement program I can stick to.
 
2013-11-12 04:21:29 PM  
They forget step zero: Make this a slide show.
 
2013-11-12 04:22:04 PM  
Didn't read the whole thing, but is one of them "Be named Lion Goodman?" Because a shiatty name like that would depress the fark outta me.
 
2013-11-12 04:22:42 PM  
Wow, what a pretentious Emo asswipe.
 
2013-11-12 04:25:41 PM  
If you need 30 steps to make yourself miserable, you're a rank amateur. Hang your head in shame.

Now here's an idea to bring a little joy into the world.

Learn the "Happy, happy, joy, joy" song from Ren & Stimpy.

Teach it to small children when their parents are distracted.

If they like it as much as us childless adults do, they'll sing it over, and over, and over again. Over and over and over and over and over. They'll never tire of it.

Rest in the conviction that you have made somebody more miserable than you are. Be content in a job well done.
 
2013-11-12 04:26:22 PM  
Egads, the other stories.

The Lack of Gentle Platonic Touch in Men's Lives is a Killer
Why We as Women Need to Ease Up On Men.
30 Ways to Make Yourself Miserable (Along with Everyone Around You)
Yes, Marriage Actually IS For You
The Healthy Sex Talk: Teaching Kids Consent, Ages 1-21
Touch Isolation: How Homophobia Has Robbed Men Of Touch
Dear Son, 5 Secrets I Wish I Knew Before Marriage
Four Vital Lessons That We Need to Teach Young Men
Why Men Need to Give Women a Break Too
Dear Daughter: I Hope You Have Awesome Sex
 
2013-11-12 04:26:57 PM  
I honestly don't understand why this was posted on the internet. There is no practical reason for the existence of this text.
 
2013-11-12 04:28:23 PM  

itsaidwhat: 29. Visit a bookstore or library. The idea of so many great ideas being buried amongst so many useless words when I have precious little time to read is depressing. This is why poetry and quotes are best. They are distillates for the soul. The rest is chaff.

 
2013-11-12 04:29:00 PM  
Sounds like the Tea Party manifesto
 
2013-11-12 04:30:03 PM  
Some of them were pretty good.  Ya'll a bunch of whiny, miserable biatches.  I can't believe I waste my time with you losers......
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.
.
....I suck.
 
2013-11-12 04:30:25 PM  
Get Married. One step is enough, why would you need 30?
 
2013-11-12 04:31:07 PM  

Super Chronic: Basically, it says you make yourself unhappy by giving a fark about anything. Which, well, okay, maybe that's true.


Yeah, but do you really care?
 
2013-11-12 04:32:10 PM  

jim32rr: Egads, the other stories.

The Lack of Gentle Platonic Touch in Men's Lives is a Killer
Why We as Women Need to Ease Up On Men.
30 Ways to Make Yourself Miserable (Along with Everyone Around You)
Yes, Marriage Actually IS For You
The Healthy Sex Talk: Teaching Kids Consent, Ages 1-21
Touch Isolation: How Homophobia Has Robbed Men Of Touch
Dear Son, 5 Secrets I Wish I Knew Before Marriage
Four Vital Lessons That We Need to Teach Young Men
Why Men Need to Give Women a Break Too
Dear Daughter: I Hope You Have Awesome Sex


i1.ytimg.com
 
2013-11-12 04:33:11 PM  
Pfffft nothing about getting back together with an ex. Or would that be considered living in the past?
 
2013-11-12 04:37:22 PM  
[grumpycat.good.jpeg]
 
2013-11-12 04:38:17 PM  
Avoiding art sounds sensible.
 
2013-11-12 04:39:45 PM  

The Googles Do Nothing: Some of them were pretty good.  Ya'll a bunch of whiny, miserable biatches.  I can't believe I waste my time with you losers......
.
.
.
....I suck.


We were going to tell you
 
2013-11-12 04:40:37 PM  

mayIFark: Get Married. One step is enough, why would you need 30?


Who are you people that marry horrible spouses and then biatch about it? Lots of us married the man/woman of our dreams, and the only depressing part about it is spending time away from them.
 
2013-11-12 04:42:53 PM  
Honestly, society could use more guilt and shame. If take an honest look at yourself and find nothing worth hating, you're delusional. Millennials in particular need to hate themselves a bit more, which will ideally motivate them to do something.
 
2013-11-12 04:43:28 PM  

UrukHaiGuyz: itsaidwhat: 29. Visit a bookstore or library. The idea of so many great ideas being buried amongst so many useless words when I have precious little time to read is depressing. This is why poetry and quotes are best. They are distillates for the soul. The rest is chaff.


Trudat

/finally, someone gets it.
 
2013-11-12 04:44:11 PM  
So what's this guy's first step toward happiness? Buying a fedora?
 
2013-11-12 04:44:31 PM  

optional: Honestly, society could use more guilt and shame. If take an honest look at yourself and find nothing worth hating, you're delusional. Millennials in particular need to hate themselves a bit more, which will ideally motivate them to do something.


Playing armchair psychologist for 80 million people sure makes you sound bad-ass doesn't it?  Yep, you're just awesome, aren't you?
 
2013-11-12 04:47:32 PM  

Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom: mayIFark: Get Married. One step is enough, why would you need 30?

Who are you people that marry horrible spouses and then biatch about it? Lots of us married the man/woman of our dreams, and the only depressing part about it is spending time away from them.


Well good for you!!!
 
2013-11-12 04:48:44 PM  

jim32rr: Why We as Women Need to Ease Up On Men.


I'm down with this. My input is "yes, I will take out the damn garbage but it will have to wait until halftime, just like I said the last time you asked!"

jim32rr: Dear Daughter: I Hope You Have Awesome Sex


howaboutno.jpg
 
2013-11-12 04:49:02 PM  

optional: Honestly, society could use more guilt and shame. If take an honest look at yourself and find nothing worth hating, you're delusional. Millennials in particular need to hate themselves a bit more, which will ideally motivate them to do something.


Catholic like typing detected.
 
2013-11-12 04:49:24 PM  
I don't hate myself but sometimes I touch myself!
 
2013-11-12 04:50:29 PM  

Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom: mayIFark: Get Married. One step is enough, why would you need 30?

Who are you people that marry horrible spouses and then biatch about it? Lots of us married the man/woman of our dreams, and the only depressing part about it is spending time away from them.


And hearing so many people biatch about relationship fallout that could have been predicted and averted from miles away. Don't forget that.
 
2013-11-12 04:50:54 PM  

Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom: mayIFark: Get Married. One step is enough, why would you need 30?

Who are you people that marry horrible spouses and then biatch about it? Lots of us married the man/woman of our dreams, and the only depressing part about it is spending time away from them.


Sounds like someones breaking one of Lions 30 Cardinal no-nos; maybe 10, or 17? 26...
 
2013-11-12 04:56:28 PM  

jxb465: I honestly don't understand why this was posted on the internet. There is no practical reason for the existence of this text.


It's supposed to stir some self-examination.  Maybe not for everyone, and maybe not in the sardonic way it's written. But then, just listing them and explaining in a positive way would not get the initial gut reaction and interest.

I found it interesting.  Mostly because I read the list and thought "well, what is so wrong or bad about that?"  There's nothing wrong about exerting control, or having attachments.  Other examples are hyperbolic and have little reason to consider further: have no goals, disagree violently, and don't keep agreements.  Others don't seem so bad, until you realize it's self-sabotage and life sucking.  Things like comparing yourself to others, resisting what is, even being right all the time.  The behaviors, taken without self-awareness and beyond moderation, do indeed cause misery.  People will perpetuate these behaviors without realizing it; by pointing it out, you get to judge for yourself if a behavior is serving you or binding you.

But by all means, if you prefer that misery, and feed off it, then be empowered in that and live your life as you will.  If you find it no longer serves you and you want to change, this may be a first step.
 
2013-11-12 04:56:52 PM  

Crudbucket: Didn't read the whole thing, but is one of them "Be named Lion Goodman?" Because a shiatty name like that would depress the fark outta me.


Here's Lion Goodman, the "Ultimate Man"

www.edgeonedev.com
 
2013-11-12 04:57:32 PM  
This website essentially amounts to "what women imagine sensitive men are saying to other sensitive men." Sure, this article and most others appear to be by men, but the "tell" that it comes from women lies in the "project" in the title. Only women think that men are "projects." Actual men haven't said or written this kind of stuff since Phil Donahue and Alan Alda had audiences.
 
2013-11-12 04:58:18 PM  

FrancoFile: "Visit the Politics tab" missing from the list.


I was gonna say...
 
2013-11-12 04:58:22 PM  

optional: Honestly, society could use more guilt and shame. If take an honest look at yourself and find nothing worth hating, you're delusional. Millennials in particular need to hate themselves a bit more, which will ideally motivate them to do something.


That only works if they know how to let negative emotions drive them. That's a learned skill, and our society has spent more than a half-century investing massive amounts of time and effort into robbing kids of opportunities to practice it.
 
2013-11-12 04:59:26 PM  

Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom: Here's Lion Goodman, the "Ultimate Man"


Is a little humility to much to ask for?
 
2013-11-12 04:59:53 PM  

Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom: Crudbucket: Didn't read the whole thing, but is one of them "Be named Lion Goodman?" Because a shiatty name like that would depress the fark outta me.

Here's Lion Goodman, the "Ultimate Man"

[www.edgeonedev.com image 435x222]


Pass. His idea of an "Ultimate Men's Summit" probably involves a drum circle.
 
2013-11-12 05:04:09 PM  

Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom: Crudbucket: Didn't read the whole thing, but is one of them "Be named Lion Goodman?" Because a shiatty name like that would depress the fark outta me.

Here's Lion Goodman, the "Ultimate Man"

[www.edgeonedev.com image 435x222]


You know who else believed in the existence of an ultimate, or "super," man?
 
2013-11-12 05:04:50 PM  

Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom: mayIFark: Get Married. One step is enough, why would you need 30?

Who are you people that marry horrible spouses and then biatch about it? Lots of us married the man/woman of our dreams, and the only depressing part about it is spending time away from them.



I can always tell when a guy's wife is standing over his shoulder reading his posts. She must be a farking Ice Queen because your ass is shook.


/I keed
 
2013-11-12 05:06:48 PM  

optional: Honestly, society could use more guilt and shame. If take an honest look at yourself and find nothing worth hating, you're delusional. Millennials in particular need to hate themselves a bit more, which will ideally motivate them to do something.


Guilt and shame are short-term motivators.  They're turbo boost for you to change - initially fast & powerful, but burn through your reserves and leave you empty.  Long term it leads to dysfunction, self-doubt, apathy, and robs you of agency.

What you may want to instill is a sense of honor, doing what is right for its own sake, and self-control.
 
2013-11-12 05:07:36 PM  
FTA: "Who needs other people?  If you allowed them to get close, they'd probably just disappoint you, or hurt you."

Well, yeah. People are my least favorite animals. I deal with them only out of necessity.
 
2013-11-12 05:11:04 PM  

Super Chronic: Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom: Crudbucket: Didn't read the whole thing, but is one of them "Be named Lion Goodman?" Because a shiatty name like that would depress the fark outta me.

Here's Lion Goodman, the "Ultimate Man"

[www.edgeonedev.com image 435x222]

You know who else believed in the existence of an ultimate, or "super," man?


It makes sense. He's flying in that picture.
 
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