Just protect yourself already. As a man, if you need someone to protect you, you are not really the man you want to be.
Think of it this way. Who really are the only ones who need protecting? Babies, children, women, the elderly and mentally unstable men.
I don't think this is you. You do not want to let yourself fall this far.
As a man, you do the protecting, especially of yourself and let other men do the same.
Since protecting yourself is really hard it is critical to not let yourself be in a position of continually having to protect yourself. That kind of life is too exhausting to be rewarding.
You just need to maintain an independence from others. You work with others but you can go long periods without needing anything.
If you do not get caught up in excessive dealings with others, you can just sidestep all kinds of problems and potential threats.
This is why a critical component of your personal development needs is to focus on living independently on your own as well as developing your own strength and self defense abilities.
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An interesting self defense device - Kubaton
Yes, you may have to buy guns, ammunition and learn how to use them.
Every step you make toward being able to protect yourself will make you stronger, more confident and able to deal with whatever life throws at you.
This type of preparation usually makes you a very unlikely target to bad people anyway. They can sense your abilities.
I certainly never get messed with just because I am very large and look somewhat menacing.
Maintain your financial independence by avoiding bad debt, having reserves of cash and other supplies. It's hard to be tough if you're begging for food.
Develop self reliance. Study and learn security products and methods.
are in a relationship that is holding you back from doing whatever it is
you need to do, you have to end it.
A lot of married men are, sadly, pretty useless for all of this. Single men too get in this rut.
My wife kept me exhausted with her demands for work around the house and that I stay up late working with her even though I had to get up for work very early. I never felt good with this constant lack of sleep. I grew more and more exhausted over the years. I ate more and more junk food over time to stay awake at work.
I spent what little free time I had catering to her demands, doing girl stuff, rather than man stuff.
may have to start by taking back that role from a nagging, demanding
wife, who by making your life miserable, makes doing anything of value
nearly impossible. You may have to leave her to get your life back and
You see problem that men have all the time.Look around at most men.
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If you are soft, flabby, pale and weak, you will not be able to survive that well if or when the bad times come. You have to be able to live without the normal comforts for awhile. You have to be able survive.
When I was married I rarely went outside. I never built up any tolerance to the sun. I just would get red if I spent any time outside.
You may think being in the sun is just about getting a tan to look better but it is more than that. You develop the ability to be outside for long periods of time without sunscreen by doing it.
What happens to you if you are stranded outside in the hot sun with no way to cover yourself?
Wouldn't you have rather built up your tolerance over time?
You may think that being strong is not that important if your job does not require it. But I am not talking about your job. We have mechanized most of the hard jobs away. I am talking about your life and your ability to survive and thrive.
Besides, big muscles and being strong is
more attractive to women. And it feels good to be a very strong man. You
will feel better and more confident.
Men's role as a family protector has been stripped away by the powers that be. It is up to you to take that role back.
Instead of a well-rested, healthy man who is strong, fit and able to handle many things, your life is not your own.
The better lifestyle to try to get to is that you should be able to spend part of the day in intense mind work, part of the day in intense physical work, part of the evening drinking heavily and the rest of the evening in wild sex. Then you wake up and do it all again. This type of life, besides being a lot of fun, is a great way to protect yourself.
This is not the way it is for most men. You may be able do one or two of those things, but never all four.
The Typical Man
The typical man does not even look like a man. The typical man cannot even have 4 beers without getting tired. The typical man is white and pale. The typical man is flabby and weak. The typical man has thin, weak legs and thin weak arms. The typical man is thin with no muscles or thin with a big flabby gut or very fat.
The typical man cannot spend a full day outside working hard. Most men today are only good for light office work. And usually they are not very effective at that.
This used to be me. I have spent decades working at a desk doing engineering work. My mind is strong for this work but my body suffered for it.
I had to get back into demanding physical work a few years ago. When the economy imploded, the type of engineering I did was not much in demand. I filled in my time with outdoor surveying work.
Surveying work is extremely demanding outdoor work. You are outside all day in whatever weather except rain. Rain will ruin the electronic equipment. I have worked outside in 90 degree humidity and zero degree cold and everything in between.
I would have to focus intently all day in the
critical details of surveying as well as deal with the demanding
physical conditions. I would come home from work absolutely mentally
and physically exhausted.
Now that I know I can handle it it feels good.
I think it is good for a man to be able to handle this type of work every once in awhile. You never know when you might have to.
You need to think about how you can best protect yourself and prepare for that however you can. And do that the rest of your life.
Forget about getting protection from the police and governments. They are more likely to hurt you than anyone else anyway.
If you do not have a chance to work outside you could mimic the effect by spending most of a weekend day engaged in strenuous work or even play.
Any of these activities, if done long enough, will train you to be able to handle a long day of work.
The important thing to do is just get busy doing man stuff so you can handle whatever comes up if you need to, including the ability to protect yourself.