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#456193 - 12/06/13 11:37 AM "The harder I pushed, the more my shame demanded"
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Registered: 04/21/12
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Great Article that I wanted to share with everyone.

http://goodmenproject.com/featured-conte...collide/#!o4uFG

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This is the dangerous side to manliness; when its used to hide something. Some men hurt others. Some destroy themselves with alcohol and drugs, making certain others see them for how they feel inside. Me? Failure wasnt an option. I pushed myself physically and mentally to the extreme, with the hope that achievement would solve what was rotting my soul from the inside out.

For the next twenty years, I was a manly machine and shame was the engine.
By the time I turned thirty-five, I had collected a list of masculine titles:

Mechanical Engineer. Collegiate Athlete. Navy Officer. Ironman. MBA. Major League Baseball Executive. Veteran. Advertising Executive.

The harder I pushed, the more my shame demanded.
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#456194 - 12/06/13 11:51 AM Re: "The harder I pushed, the more my shame demanded" [Re: Chris Anderson]
victor-victim Offline


Registered: 09/27/03
Posts: 6373
Loc: 𝒪 𝒦anada
Originally Posted By: Chris Anderson
I was a manly machine and shame was the engine.


this is pure truth and poetry.

i think i am still that machine.

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