Ah the warrior and the coward; two men in opposition of one another. While one hides, the other fights. And while one stays calm, the other lashes out in fear. A warrior is resolute in turmoil, steadfast in his values and beliefs. Why would a woman want such a strong, focused, steadfast, and determined individual by her side?
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The song was released in November as the second single from Rogers' multi-platinum album Kenny. It became a major crossover hit , topping the Billboard Country chart and reaching 3 on the Hot chart; it also topped the Cash Box singles chart and was a Top 10 hit in numerous other countries worldwide topping the chart in Canada, the UK, and also in Ireland where it stayed at 1 for six consecutive weeks. Rogers sings in narration about his ward and nephew Tommy, a young man with a prominent reputation for never standing up for himself; his pacifism earned him the derisive nickname "Yellow" from others throughout the county, but Rogers hinted that he always felt there was something about Tommy that the rest of the county did not see. Tommy's nonviolent attitude was greatly influenced by his father who had died in prison when Tommy was ten years old; during his final visit with him, Tommy's father pleads with him to not make the same mistakes he made, telling him that " turning the other cheek " is not a sign of weakness, and advising him, "Son, you don't have to fight to be a man". Years later, Tommy is in a relationship with a woman named Becky who loves and accepts him as he is without his having to prove he is a man.
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Some forums can only be seen by registered members. Now I am not the most courageous person alive but this is just insane. We've been dating since last summer and I do love her, but it seems like I am the only person who she holds accountable. She is letting everyone else walk over her recently and it infuriates me. She lives with a passive aggressive roommate that's a man twice her age plus she has upstairs neighbors that are continually making noises all times of the day.
We live in a very confused culture — a culture that awards stupidity and looks down upon natural inclination. We set standards for ourselves or we follow age-old, outdated standards, and refuse to stray from our path. We pretend that we are capable of living up to these standards that, in reality, are impossible to live up to. Take men for example. Men are not only encouraged to be strong and indifferent to emotion, but expected to be such.