Red Pill and the 9 to 5


On Saturday April 14th, I was part of the Red Man Group on YouTube. This is an event that was hosted by Rich Cooper of Entrepreneurs in Cars, Rollo Tomassi of The Rational Male, Donovan Sharpe of The Sharpe Reality, and Aaron Clarey of Asshole Consulting.

Most of you are probably not new to the ‘Sphere, and probably not new to the Red Pill either. If you are new, you need to check these men out. These guys are the real deal. One thing I noticed while I was in the company of these Men, is that I was the only one speaking out who has a “traditional” job. I work for someone else. My income is dependent on me showing up, doing the work, and them paying me for it. Most of the faces and voices speaking about the Red Pill are “anti-fragile” in one way or another. They don’t have a “boss” so to speak, and so they don’t have to worry about getting reprimanded or losing their jobs.

I had a man reach out to me on Twitter, giving me a shout-out for the fact that I’m speaking about the Red Pill and that I have a “9-5” job. It stopped me in my tracks for a moment and made me think.

I’m almost positive that there are more of “us” out there that are unplugging or are unplugged that hold down traditional jobs. Why don’t we hear from more of them? I think I already know the answer(s).

  1. They are too afraid to speak out. It could totally blow back on them and they could lose their jobs. Retaliation is real.
  2. They are too busy hustling and busting their asses to make ends meet. I’m sure many of these men are putting in the long hours to support a family, or at least to pay some form of child support and/or alimony.

What I’m trying to say is this:

Men, you are not alone. I’m right there with you about the job, the bills, the relationships in your life, etc. I get it.

Follow me on Twitter, sign up for my email list, comment here if you want. Tell me your story.

We are the “Silent Majority.” I know this. But we don’t have to stay silent. We can figure it out. We can change it.

One man at a time.

P.S. Here’s the video. It’s almost 2 hours long and worth the time. Check it out.

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The Hardest Red Pill Truth I’ve Had To Swallow So Far

A woman never belongs to you, it’s just your turn. – Donovan Sharpe


Does a man ever truly finish unplugging? Is there a final destination to this journey? I don’t know.

I do know that one of the hardest truths that I’ve had the hardest time with is the one that I quoted above. A woman never belongs to you, it’s just your turn. The old blue pill me bought the lie that I could somehow “own” or “possess” a woman. That she would be mine. Never mind the part about sliding into marital bliss and having the burden of performance removed. I’ve never bought into the bliss thing, and I don’t mind the burden of performance. As far as I’m concerned, the burden of performance isn’t really that big of a burden to me, since all the shit I do now is for me, not for someone else. The burden is on me, for me.

I understand now that men are the romantics and the idealists. We are the one’s who would sacrifice our everything for a woman, including our lives. It just sucks to know, really know, that she isn’t capable of doing that for us, or in this case, for me. The possibility that she will walk at a moment’s notice because she perceives that she has found “something better,” is a constant blip on my radar. It plays in the background with every interaction I have. It’s a constant reminder of when Hypergamy rears it’s ugly head, and of course, that there is no such thing as relational equity.

I admit, I’ve struggled with a lot that the red pill has offered me, but this one right now has been the hardest. Do you go all MGTOW and say fuck them all, I want nothing to do with them? I could. But I won’t.

Do I just spin plates for the rest of my life? That’s a possibility.

Do I get more seriously involved with just one, knowing that I’m not her first (for anything really) and that I definitely won’t be her last?

One thing I can say about this last one is this:

While you may go, beautiful woman, and it’ll probably hurt a lot when you go, I’ll enjoy watching your ass move as you walk away.

Thanks for the good times and the memories.

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