Must-Read: Be a Better Man
Despite what your mom says, you are not “perfect.” If you’ve lived into your 20s or 30s, then you have flaws to your mindset. This isn’t to point you out specifically. This is just what happens when you spend enough time in the world. The wrongness of it will creep into your system and bury itself in the grout between your mind tiles. Things like insecurities about your financial life or sexual prowess, or that you spend too much time working when you really need to calm down and soak it all in. The trick to getting around those, then, is by first admitting what is wrong about you. Only then can you try to fix them.
So today, we’re heading over to AskMen.com where they have a listing of 10 things that we, as in “we men,” hate admitting about ourselves. Cold, hard, honest truths that will have you looking twice as closely in the mirror next time you’re in front of it. Things like:
I Spend Way Too Much Time Watching TV
It’s Monday morning and a few of your colleagues are exchanging stories about what they did over the weekend. One took a trip upstate with his wife while the other talks about a dinner he prepared using his new grill. When they ask about yours you hesitate. Because you spent the lion’s share of the weekend watching Family Guy. And while that resulted in a well-deserved high five the first time, now it’s just embarrassing. It’s embarrassing because you have nothing better to do — or, rather, because you continue to choose television over everything else — and the kicker is that you aren’t even watching shows (say, Orange Is the New Black) that would make for an interesting critique on the state of television. It’s time to put the remote control down.
So head on over to the link and check out the other 9 ways that you may not be doing this whole “life” thing right.
About Rick Mosely Rick is the editor for TSB magazine.