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 11 
 on: May 09, 2018, 09:54:16 AM 
Started by Tweefo - Last post by brianvds
An old skydiving friend shared a list of deceased South African skydivers with me, morbid I know  Sad . The list includes things like old age, so some were not active skydivers at the time. Thing is that 9% of them were suicides. Is that normal, or are thrill seekers more inclined? What is the suicide rate in a group of people?

I have absolutely no idea. But perhaps when thrill seekers get too old to seek thrills anymore (or quit under pressure from families), they get depressed? Or perhaps death is the ultimate thrill? Dunno, but a 9% rate seems rather large. How big is the sample? Perhaps lots of them were former parabats or policemen traumatized by war and crime scenes?

 12 
 on: May 09, 2018, 08:15:48 AM 
Started by Tweefo - Last post by Tweefo
An old skydiving friend shared a list of deceased South African skydivers with me, morbid I know  Sad . The list includes things like old age, so some were not active skydivers at the time. Thing is that 9% of them were suicides. Is that normal, or are thrill seekers more inclined? What is the suicide rate in a group of people?

 13 
 on: May 08, 2018, 13:27:46 PM 
Started by GCG - Last post by BoogieMonster

 14 
 on: May 02, 2018, 12:14:21 PM 
Started by GCG - Last post by brianvds

 15 
 on: May 02, 2018, 10:07:52 AM 
Started by BoogieMonster - Last post by BoogieMonster
I'm very sorry to hear all of that Faerie. It is a sad tale indeed. There is a lot of pressure on people with different orientations to go "under cover" and hide who they really are, and as we can see here: The heartache it causes can be severe.

I can't help but get flashbacks a post I made some time ago wrt my latter outlook on relationship exclusivity. One of my thoughts at the time, that I don't seem to have raised there... I think I'll go post.

 16 
 on: April 27, 2018, 03:38:12 AM 
Started by BoogieMonster - Last post by Faerie
Well, since we are here again. Allow me to rant a little due a deeply personal experience which altered my personal viewpoint and provided me with a rooted bias which I didnt have two years ago.

After 10 years of marriage my ex "decided" that he is indeed transgender and would henceforth dress as a woman and be addressed as a "she". I wont go into details but allow me to say that I experienced three years of utter hell before I got myself out of that chaotic situation and another years worth of therapy and am still on anti depressants.

He told his conservative mother that she raised a daughter, he told me that he makes a better woman than I, he fired the maid who worked for us for 20 years because she slipped and called him "Tata" instead of "Mam". He apparently identifies as a woman but is still attracted to women too, which I guess makes him  transgendered lesbian?

I dont know, what I do know now is that if you are an adult and have had children and/or a marriage under your belt and then decide to "come out", you are a liar and a thief. I find myself cool with the youth, but the older lot with their entitlements drives me into a rage. Lying about who you really are and stealing decades from another person's life is unforgivable. The devastation is immense, the questions their "ex" partners have to deal with borders on victim blaming "how could you not know?". The support for the affected partners is non existent, loads for the trannies but none for those around them.

Im here now, a few years later with an inherent disgust for these people which is quite the opposite of my previous liberal outlook. There are many "victims" in these situations, Im so sorry if you were confused but you are a liar, a thief, and an all round no good person if you dragged other people into your life to protect yourself and then one day demand the refer to you as a "she".


 17 
 on: April 20, 2018, 09:52:42 AM 
Started by Tweefo - Last post by BoogieMonster
Steve Harvey is an idiot (video).


 18 
 on: April 20, 2018, 08:52:48 AM 
Started by GCG - Last post by BoogieMonster

 19 
 on: April 18, 2018, 16:05:47 PM 
Started by Tweefo - Last post by BoogieMonster


Now. This I find massively irksome. Not because of gay rights or modern locker room usage cause I don't give a shit.

However, the logic. The appeal to emotion and outright shaming tactics used when logically the whole premise simply does not make sense.

A straight guy cannot saunter into a female changing room and when they get freaked out go "THAT'S WHAT YOU GET FOR OBJECTIFYING ME IN YOUR MIND! HA!"... and everyone would just be fine with that?

I thought decades ago we were coming to some kind of rationality on gender equality but I've seen nothing but mountains of hypocrisy and double standards since. It just drags on and on.... and emotionally charged completely illogical argumentation such as the above does nothing to help this. AAARGRGGRRGRGH! People... can't live with 'em!

Anyway, I've said my piece about how I would solve it before.

 20 
 on: April 18, 2018, 10:25:57 AM 
Started by Hermes - Last post by BoogieMonster
A lesbian couple gave me a Rolex for my birthday. I said I wanna watch.

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