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TNMU #152: Rules to Teach Your Son

The Next Man Up | Equipping Fathers | Raising Men

Release Date: 04/02/2021

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What rules are important to teach your son? What are the things you want him to know before he launches? Do you have a list? Are you looking for some more ideas to add to your list? Someone on Facebook provided a list of 32 rules which is an interesting compilation to debate and discuss, so Mark and Josh decided to do just that in today’s episode.

 

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Expanded Notes:

1. Never shake a man’s hand sitting down.

2. Don’t enter a pool by the stairs.

3. The man at the BBQ Grill is the closest thing to a king.

4. In a negotiation, never take the first offer.

5. Request the late check-out.

6. When entrusted with a secret, keep it.

7. Hold your heroes to a higher standard.

8. Return a borrowed car with a full tank of gas.

9. Play with passion or don’t play at all.

10. Always protect your siblings.

11. Don’t let a wishbone grow where a backbone should be.

12. If you need music on the beach, you’re missing the point.

13. Carry two handkerchiefs. The one in your back pocket is for you. The one in your breast pocket is for her.

14. You marry the girl, you marry her family.

15. Be like a duck. Remain calm on the surface and paddle like crazy underneath.

16. Experience the serenity of traveling alone.

17. Never be afraid to ask out the best looking girl in the room.

18. Never turn down a breath mint.

19. A sport coat is worth 1000 words.

20. Try writing your own eulogy. Never stop revising.

21. Stand on principle.

22. Eat lunch with the new kid.

23. After writing an angry email, read it carefully. Then delete it.

24. Ask your mom to play. She won’t let you win.

25. Manners maketh the man.

26. Give credit. Take the blame.

27. Stand up to Bullies. Protect those bullied.

28. Write down your dreams.

29. Remember at times the rain must fall for us to appreciate the sun.

30. Be confident and humble at the same time.

31. Be the bridge builder.

32. If ever in doubt, remember whose SON you are and REFUSE to just be ordinary!

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