Category Archives: Self-Control

The Armchair Philosopher

A mixed windbag of virtues and vices. Continue reading

Posted in Appreciating the Fine Arts, Archetypes, Attitude, Authenticity, Boundaries, Charisma, Comedy, Communications, Confidence, Conflict Management, Conserving Power, Desire, Desire, Passion, Determination, Discipline, Faux-Masculinity, Fundamental Frame, Game, Handling Rejection, Holding Frame, Identity, Inner Game, Introspection, Leadership, Male Power, Media, Models of Success, Parenting, Personal Presentation, Persuasion, Philosophy, Politics, Psychology, Purpose, Racial Relations, Respect, Self-Concept, Self-Control, Sex, Society, Socio-Economic Class Studies, Sphere of Influence | 30 Comments

A Clarification on Fornication

Just to be clear. Continue reading

Posted in Adultery and Fornication, Attitude, Communications, Desire, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Enduring Suffering, Gnosticism, Holding Frame, Introspection, Legalism, Masturbation, Models of Failure, Psychology, Purity Culture, Purpose, Running the Gauntlet, Self-Concept, Self-Control | 51 Comments

A blinding obsession

…that erodes mens’ senses of discernment. Continue reading

Posted in Adultery and Fornication, Agency, Boundaries, Conserving Power, Decision Making, Desire, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Enduring Suffering, Fantasy and Illusion, Fundamental Frame, Holding Frame, Intersexual Dynamics, Introspection, Legalism, Masturbation, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Overcoming Addictions, Personal Domain, Personal Presentation, Psychology, Purity Culture, Purpose, Relationships, Sanctification & Defilement, Self-Concept, Self-Control, The Power of God | 93 Comments

Why you will marry the wrong person

Thoughts from Alain de Botton about the nature of love. Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Attitude, Attraction, Authenticity, Boundaries, Calculated Risk Taking, Child Development, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Communications, Conflict Management, Courtship and Marriage, Desire, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Enduring Suffering, Fantasy and Illusion, Fundamental Frame, Generational Curses, Glory, Handling Rejection, Holding Frame, Introspection, Leadership, Love, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Media, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Overcoming Addictions, Perseverance, Personal Presentation, Persuasion, Philosophy, Power, Psychological Disorders, Psychology, Purpose, Relationships, Reviews, Sanctification & Defilement, Self-Concept, Self-Control, Society, Solipsism, Sphere of Influence, Stewardship, Teaching, The Hamster, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 26 Comments

How to Tell if Your Date might be an Adulteress

Sniffing out a cheating slore is not an easy task… unless you use discernment. Continue reading

Posted in Building Wealth, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Conserving Power, Courtship and Marriage, Decision Making, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Divorce, Female Power, Fundamental Frame, Game Theory, Glory, Holding Frame, Hypergamy, Introspection, Love, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Moral Agency, Power, Purpose, Questions from Readers, Relationships, Running the Gauntlet, Secrecy, Self-Concept, Self-Control, Sexual Authority, SMV/MMV, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 8 Comments

If she loves you, then she’ll be a pain in the @ss!

Appearances can be deceiving. Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Attraction, Authenticity, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Courtship and Marriage, Desire, Desire, Passion, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Indicators of Interest, Introspection, Joy, Leadership, Love, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Meet Cute, Moral Agency, Power, Psychology, Relationships, Self-Concept, Self-Control, Sexual Authority, SMV/MMV, Sphere of Influence, Stewardship, The Power of God, Trust, Vetting Women | 42 Comments

Does Masturbation improve Preselection?

Is releasing sexual tension helpful or not? Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Attraction, Authenticity, Confidence, Conserving Power, Courtship and Marriage, Decision Making, Desire, Desire, Passion, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Female Power, Holding Frame, Inner Game, Internet Dating Sites, Male Power, Masturbation, Moral Agency, Personal Presentation, Power, Psychology, Purity Culture, Purpose, Relationships, Running the Gauntlet, Self-Concept, Self-Control, Sexual Authority, SMV/MMV, Stewardship, Strategy, The Hamster, Vetting Women | 23 Comments

The Young Man’s Problem

All men struggle with it (or have in the past), but are never permitted to discuss it, much less express it. Continue reading

Posted in Boundaries, Churchianity, Collective Strength, Complementarianism, Conspiracy Theories, Convergence, Culture Wars, Desire, Desire, Passion, Discerning Lies and Deception, Enduring Suffering, Feminism, Holding Frame, Introspection, Male Power, Models of Failure, Perseverance, Purity Culture, Purpose, Self-Concept, Self-Control, Society, Stewardship, Zeitgeist Reports | 40 Comments

What can a husband do in response to a rebellious wife?

Make expectations clear and give immediate feedback. Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Attitude, Boundaries, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Complementarianism, Confidence, Conflict Management, Courtship and Marriage, Desire, Determination, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Divorce, Enduring Suffering, Feminism, Game, Game Theory, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Hypergamy, Introspection, Leadership, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Organization and Structure, Perseverance, Personal Presentation, Persuasion, Power, Purpose, Relationships, Respect, Self-Concept, Self-Control, Sphere of Influence, Stewardship, Strategy, The Power of God, Trust, Vetting Women | 14 Comments

Rights and Responsibilities within Marriage

The goal is to please God, not to avoid suffering. Continue reading

Posted in Adultery and Fornication, Agency, Collective Strength, Conserving Power, Courtship and Marriage, Decision Making, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Fundamental Frame, Glory, God's Concept of Justice, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Inner Game, Introspection, Leadership, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Moral Agency, Perseverance, Personal Presentation, Purpose, Relationships, Self-Concept, Self-Control, Sexual Authority, Sphere of Influence, Stewardship, Strategy, The Power of God, Trust | 5 Comments