The world is always the same, in that nothing is so constant as self-interest and the pursuit of pleasure. This truth never surprises. But one thing always does, and that is the life of self-reliance, it being so rare, and in our time more and more so.
Self-reliance is rare because few people are capable of it; they must rather rely almost constantly on others. Accordingly, if you observe humankind in general, you will quickly notice that the majority's beliefs and way of life are not individual but generic, derived from what John Stuart Mill nicely described as the “tyranny of
I'm a fan of paying a little more for my sex toys, even if that means getting fewer of them overall. What's the use of a toy chest filled with crap that breaks or doesn't satisfy. I mean, yes, there are less expensive, high-quality sex toys, but the best toys from companies like LELO are going to be a little more expensive.
Expensive, but so worth it. And not as pricey as you might imagine, actually. How much would you pay for a fun night out with your partner? $50? That means if you replace two or three fun nights out
I recently had a conversation with my college-bound brother that I'd like to duplicate here.
Little Brother: I don't know what's wrong with me, but I feel so lazy. I just don't want to do anything.
Roosh: Can you give me an example of when you were recently lazy?
LB: I went to the gym the other day, and when I arrived, I just didn't want to lift. So I worked out very slowly and talked to the guys instead.
R: This is a common problem, because lifting is hard. Your body wants to conserve its energy so it decides that the better option
At first you won't notice. You settle into routine, go about your activities without much other thinking. Your gym sessions, when you actually make it there, will be lackluster at best, going through the motions with the vigor of a Ferris wheel. You find you have aches and pains from…well…you're not too sure. Drinking more beers than you have fingers and toes on Saturday takes all of Sunday and part of Monday to feel normal again, and just a few minutes ago you said something akin to “I can't do X or Y like I used to.”
Then it hits you.
Intimacy with a lover causes me to feel affectionate but I am rarely conscious of any →