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Can A Good Friend Hold You Back

A reader writes in: Hi Pat, I just had a major realization, that I’ve been living (to some extent) within the “frame” of a close male friend. E.g. seeking validation, following his lead in things. #nohomo Have you ever written about this, or have tips for how to build your own frame? — I’ve written about ditching …

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Why Girls Think You’re Boring

Short and sweet content for you today. In yesterday’s email we talked about the problems smart guys have with women. The content revolved mostly around behavior and mindset. However, there is another more “macro” piece to the puzzle that applies to many in the high-IQ category. Their life is their work… and they don’t do …

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How To Fix Your Friendships

Hey Pat, one thing has been on my mind recently. I feel like in my friendships with other men I am usually lower on their priority list than they are on mine. I get about a 50% response rate through text. Usually my texts are articles/tweets that I think are funny or invites to hang …

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How To Socialize Once You’re “Serious”

As many of you know, I’m not one of the more “responsible” manosphere figures. I do not adhere to the stoic philosophy so much as the epicurean — I drink, celebrate, flaneur — life for me is about joie de vivre, spontaneity… not so much regimentation. Which I know will not resonate, at least not fully, with everybody reading this. And …

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My Mike Pence Transformation

I put it out on the interwebs the other day a little drama that occurred in my broader social circle: Now, before I dive into this, I must defend myself. Someone asked why I didn’t just say off the bat I wasn’t interested. 2 reasons: First, I’m not sure what my troll’s social world is …

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