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Where to Get Help if You’re ‘Involuntarily Celibate’ 

Right now, the largest communities of the involuntarily celibate, or “incels,” are toxic. These communities (sometimes on larger sites like Reddit or 4chan, sometimes on their own domains and chat rooms) cater mostly to straight men, especially white ones, and they preach a message of hate that has contributed to…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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What Is Your True Identity?

One thing men commonly have trouble with is self-doubt, particularly as it pertains to game. They struggle to work up the nerve to talk with women and wonder if it’s possible to ditch that noise and develop greater self-confidence in its place. The answer is yes, with mindfulness and conscious effort, it’s certainly possible. The […]

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The Best Way to Persuade Someone That They’re Wrong Is to Show Them How They’re Right

When you’re debating a topic with someone, it’s in your best interest to avoid flat-out telling someone they’re wrong. All it does is make the other person defensive, causing them to entrench themselves further in their beliefs. Instead, tell them all the ways they’re right, then guide them to realizing they’re wrong…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The Myth Of The Happy Married Life

I recently searched “marriage” on ROK, assuming some of the top results would discuss reasons why men should opt-out of monogamy, an idea mentioned in ROK Community Belief #2. Instead, the top articles returned were predominantly pro-marriage, so I figured why not play devil’s advocate and give voice to the anti-marriage camp? Below I share […]

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Why You Should Brainstorm for Questions, Not Answers

The goal of brainstorming is to find possible solutions to a problem, but the process often becomes a platform for the outspoken, who offer the same perspective time and time again. Instead: ask everyone to generate more questions about the problem so you get a better understanding of what it really is. This…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How to Get Over Yourself, With Author and Psychiatrist Mark Epstein

In this episode we talked with author and psychiatrist Mark Epstein, whose books include Thoughts Without a Thinker, and Going to Pieces Without Falling Apart. His latest book, Advice Not Given: A Guide to Getting Over Yourself, uses Buddhism’s Noble Eightfold Path as a roadmap for spiritual and psychological growth.…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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5 Reasons Why You Should Never Date A Girl In Recovery

“Recovery” is the term most associated with people who are in current addiction treatment or who are sober but continue in some form of sobriety program. The most common of these is the Twelve-Step program associated with A.A. and N.A., though less common alternative methods exist. After working in the medical field for four years—including […]

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How Much Should I Regret Not Buying Bitcoin?

The first bitcoin transaction ever was by man who bought two pizzas. That arrangement would be worth over a $100 million today. Regret was baked into Bitcoin from the beginning. Last year, somewhat inexplicably, Bitcoin’s price rose more than 1,000 percent. That number has since dipped, but a single bitcoin is still,…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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