By Stephen Passman
1. They’re Manipulative
This is the biggest one. Both women and men do it. I see it all the time — someone getting a man to buy dinner or drinks with no interest of getting to know the person, or a man expecting sex for doing so. Manipulative behavior is often not seen at first because of the initial superficial interactions and the “puppy love” effect. Manipulation is when someone acts or uses something or someone with a maleficent or aggressive intention in order to induce a desired action. Manipulation is emotional abuse (Fjeltstad, 2014).
Other big ones to watch out for:
a) Guilt tripping someone into doing something they don’t want to do.
b) Intimidation, using fear, or verbal abuse for creating submission for some action.
c) Positive/ Negative Reinforcement (E.g. Only saying I love you only after someone does something “good” or pleasing to the partner).
d) Anyone who “presses your buttons” or uses your insecurities to get you to do what they want you to do.
e) Giving gifts with strings attached or crossing your boundaries often.
Someone who is manipulative must be in control. So If you find these circumstances to be the case, realize that no one deserves to be subjected to this kind of behavior.
I don’t know you. I don’t know a thing about you. I don’t know where you come from, where you’re going, or why you do what you do. I don’t know if we’d get along if we met. But there is one thing that I do know: You are capable of much more than you have been led to believe.
As I am writing this, there are 7 billion people walking and breathing on our humble rock. The overwhelming, vast majority of them will pass through their 720,000 hours like a match struck in the wind. Hardly noticed, scarcely remembered.
Tomorrow, as you go about your day, take your time to look around. Are there a lot of people around? What do you see? You see mediocrity. You see average. You see everything about yourself that you hate, that you fear, but that you have been conditioned to believe is acceptable. Fine. Enough. A good job.
I’m here to tell you that you will NOT settle for what is fine. You will NOT settle for a good job. Fine is for the loser. Fine is for the guy who skipped the last set of his workout because he just didn’t feel like it. Fine is for the guy who cheated on his diet (this goes for you too, you skinny fuk) because he just couldn’t do it anymore. Fine is for the guy who took a nap instead of sprinting around town in the torrential downpour. Fine is for the guy who got the job, but not the one he wanted. That guy made second place. He has never embraced pain, personal sacrifice, or thrown himself into the fires of dedication. Most importantly, and starting today, this guy is NOT YOU.
You are not this person. You are destined for greatness. You have it inside of you, and you know it. You have always known it. You have felt it as a faint thumping in your gut. It is clawing, scratching, struggling to be set free. It needs your help. As long as you hold yourself to the standard of “average”, that is all you will ever be. In your dreams you aren’t average, so why the Fuk are you settling for it now? What should you be doing right now? What is eating at the back of your skull? Go do it! You know what it is, soldier. The time to act is now. You will burn. You will suffer. Your demons will not be defeated easily. Every step of the way they will whisper in your ear that you aren’t good enough. That you are not meant to succeed. “Just give up,” they will mutter, “you will never be the best.” “NO,” you will reply. You will embrace suffering. You will finish that last repetition. You will claw through the agonizing pain. You will destroy the mediocre pussy in your head. You will break boundaries. You will rise above the rest. You will realize your potential.
You are no average man. Now go do what you were destined to do. End of fuking story.
In one of the strangest REAL moments in Pro Wrestling history, a drunken Andre the Giant (wrestling in Japan) showed what happens when you legitimately don’t want to cooperate with your opponent.
Andre’s opponent, Akira Maeda, was a true tough guy. Known as a “shoot fighter”, Akira would often compete in MMA styled bouts. (This was in 1986; long before MMA became popular.)
Every man knows that moment of clear thinking that occurs directly after ejaculation. What is going on in our brains that causes this to happen?
As levels of sexual arousal and pleasure get closer to orgasm, activity in the frontal lobe of the brain (basically, the part of your brain involved in complex thought) decreases due to the dual activity of adrenaline and pleasure chemicals, reaching a point of almost nothing at the moment of orgasm. In most men, the pleasurable sensations drop off within seconds of ejaculation, and the frontal lobe switches back on like a light.
While you don’t really notice the gradual drop in frontal lobe functioning because you’re “in the moment”, you’re a lot more likely to notice it coming back both because it comes back a lot faster than it goes, and you’re probably done having intercourse or masturbating at that point.
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