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Confessions of a "Good Guy"

I always considered myself one of the good guys when it comes to women.  I am a proud feminist that actively tries to grow in my feminism.  Back in the day I was honest with women when I didn't want to get serious.  I thought I was doing my part.  Then I read this article about rape culture. It was basically a letter to men explaining how we subconsciously contribute to the fucked up situation that is rape culture.  I took mental notes and vowed to do better.  As I read through it I thought to myself that I was already doing some of the things the author suggested.  I was still a good guy.  I just needed to get better.  It wasn't like I raped anyone.I'm sold on the fact that rape culture is real.  I'm sure that we men all contribute to it in some way.  But I had somehow excused myself from much of the responsibility.  The real problem was the rapists out there.  The predators were making it bad for all of us.  They are sick people.  Us good guys can do our part to show…

My bad... An update on my life

Okay, I know I've been slipping.  I haven't written since Thanksgiving.  My bad.  I broke a promise to you that I would write once a week.  I had all of these ideas and all types of things have been happening in my life, but I just haven't taken the time to type it out for you in this blog and for that I apologize.  Thanks for sticking by me and reading this one.  I'll do better in 2016.  Here's an update on my life...

Christmas
This was the first Christmas that I could feel like a real parent.  Last Christmas Bash didn't know what the hell was going on.  He was focused on trying to walk.  Now he's having a daycare Christmas performance.  I actually went to a school performance!  What is happening in my life?  I was excited to go sit in an auditorium and watch kids on a stage messing up songs and dances and key in on distractions for 15 minutes.  Then go home and never watch the video that I made of the whole thing.

This was not that.  For some reason the da…