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How to Treat Dad Like a King on Fathers Day

With Father’s Day 2014 coming up on June 15th , how do you get the guy who has everything?  No longer will an ugly tie or shirt that does not fit suffice as a Father’s Day gift that will be remembered, at least not for the right reasons.     Casio Men’s DW9052-1V G-Shock Black Stainless Steel and Resin Digital Watch ~ $39.99 New Balance Men’s ML402 Classic Running Shoe ~ $64.95 – $65.00 Ducti Classic Silver Super Duct Tape Bifold Wallet ~$17.40 Skullcandy S2IKDY-010 Ink’d 2.0 Earbud Headphones with Mic (Black/Red) ~ $17.98 WD My Passport Ultra 1TB Portable External USB 3.0 Hard Drive with Auto Backup – Black ~ $72.67 The Carpenter: A Story About the Greatest Success Strategies of All ~ $14.55 Jackery Bar Premium Fast-charging Aluminum Portable Charger 5600mAh External Battery Backup Power Bank. Compact Design, High Capacity. For Apple iPhone 5S, 5C, 5, 4S, iPad, Air, Mini, Samsung Galaxy S4, S3, Note, Nexus, LG, HTC. (Orange) ~ $29.95 X-Men and the Wolverine Collection (X-Men / X2: X-Men United / X-Men: The Last Stand / X-Men Origins: Wolverine / X-Men: First Class / The Wolverine) [Blu-ray] ~ $ 32.96 Roku 3500R Streaming Stick (HDMI) (2014) ~ $49.00 Have I missed anything ?  What are you getting you father this year?  

We Are Orphans No More

  When you hear the name ‘father’ or ‘papa’ or even ‘dad’ what kind of emotion does that stir inside you?  Many men in the world today do not have the feelings one would expect.  Rather than having happiness and fulfillment and attitudes of success men see that term as an empty label. There are many of us that feel like we were orphans and therefore the idea of a father inflames feelings of hurt. These orphans may have not been such in the true sense of the word, meaning that they had someone who called themselves ‘dad’ but were not there emotionally.  Many men grow up with no role model or father figure to call on.  These men develop resentment and anger that many are unaware of towards authority figures as they had none to look up to. There are men, such as myself that also are true orphans where they were given up either at birth or any time during their childhood where they were deserted by the people who were supposed to be there for them.  This abandonment can cause mixed feelings of hurt, confusion and anger that can sometimes last a lifetime.