Is anyone here currently single?
This is a discussion on Is anyone here currently single? within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; I am 29 and single. I carry EVERYDAY. I worked as a parole officer, who unlike a police officer deals with all BG. All of ...
July 12th, 2007 11:49 AM
I am 29 and single. I carry EVERYDAY. I worked as a parole officer, who unlike a police officer deals with all BG. All of my clients did at least one year plus of prison time. I notice things about people in general that the everyday person does not. I tend to understand who is really walking down the street and working in my favorite restaurant, and who is landscaping down the street. (all common ex-con jobs). I know what those obscure tattoos are. I can pretty much spot an ex con way before they tell me. My Mom used to be an anti carry until her favorite grocery store was robbed at gunpoint in daylight hours. Plus, I have carried in a lot of places with her along and she never knew until I told her later. My Dad understands the kind of people I dealt with. Plus I sent a lot of people BACK to prison. Their family, who I had a lot of contact with...did not like me at all. They are still out. I still had to see them at wally world and the mall, etc. So not only are you necessarily protecting yourself, you possibly might be called upon to protect others lawfully. BG are out there even if they have done some prison time. Like a wise old police officer told me...."you won't get shot with a Custom 1911, or stabbed with a Benchmade tactical folder. You will probably be shot with a stolen Raven .25 or cut by a knife from the "greasy spoon". Somehting I tend to always remember.
Friends don't let friends be MALL NINJAS.
I am just as nice as anyone lets me be and can be just as mean as anyone makes me. - Quoted from Terryger, New member to our forum.
July 12th, 2007 11:49 AM
July 12th, 2007 12:01 PM
Originally Posted by pogostick
Was single till 34. Never want to be single again (no honest offense to those who are). Incidentally, wife gone for two weeks (father sick). I push all the sheets/bedspread to the middle of the bed as I sleep without covers. Got up couple nights ago for the twice nightly tinkle (pushing sixty). Looked over at the sillhouetted "lump" and noted my wife was asleep. Took two steps and jumped. "My wife's in Alabama! Who the bleep is that!?!? Stopped drinking last year so knew it wasn't a booze tangent. Took about three seconds to get reoriented. Sigh, previews of coming attractions.
July 12th, 2007 12:02 PM
when the SO found out about the new pistol.
He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose. - Jim Elliott
The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it.
July 12th, 2007 12:10 PM
Married 31 years, great wife, her carry gun Kahr P9.
"First rule of a gun fight is to have a gun"
July 12th, 2007 12:15 PM
The man song.
Originally Posted by Captain Crunch
"The pistol, learn it well, carry it always ..." ~ Jeff Cooper
"Diligentia Vis Celeritas"
"There is very little new, and the forgotten is constantly being rediscovered."
~ Tiger McKee
July 12th, 2007 12:18 PM
Why in the world would you bring up a such a topic!
Ugh...single and 27...although my pitbull seems to think she wears the pants in my house.
"My God David, We're a Civilized society."
"Sure, As long as the machines are workin' and you can call 911. But you take those things away, you throw people in the dark, and you scare the crap out of them; no more rules...You'll see how primitive they can get."
-The Mist (2007)
July 12th, 2007 12:19 PM
Single here for 5 years and counting.
It's nice and quiet in the house now. Well,, until I turn on the home theater. LOL.
July 12th, 2007 12:28 PM
Never married and just recently became single again. Looks like I have to buy another Bersa thunder because my x girlfriend is not giving me back the one I bought her for Christmas. Anyway I left her off better than I found her. She is now armed and is a member of the NRA.
"The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference - they deserve a place of honor with all that's good.
July 12th, 2007 12:34 PM
Wow. Old memories,I remeber that wayyy back like 5 years ago when the local pop station was playing it.
Originally Posted by OD
I'm 20 years old, I am awaiting my upcoming my 21st birthday (august). I've been living with my fiancee since janurary.
"To blame a gun for a mans decision is to foolishly attribute free will to an inanimate object"- Colion Noir.
July 12th, 2007 12:44 PM
Well I didn't say in my last post, I am married.
Got married late at 34, mainly due to spending the previous 20 years with a never ending succession of pretty psychopaths and nubile nutjobs.
Then I was found by the calmest person I ever met. Who then introduced me to the gun culture.
And this thread is useless without pics...
July 12th, 2007 01:14 PM
1943 - 2009
When you’re wounded and left on Afghanistan’s plains,
And the women come out to cut up what remains,
Just roll to your rifle and blow out your brains,
And go to your God like a soldier.
July 12th, 2007 01:32 PM
Aaaayep. Single here too. Happily. Can't afford a wife or a girlfriend right now.
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ITFT / Quick Kill Review
"It is enough to note, as we have observed, that the American people have considered the handgun to be the quintessential self-defense weapon." - Justice Scalia, SCOTUS - DC v Heller - 26 JUN 2008
July 12th, 2007 01:38 PM
I am 46 never married but live with my girlfriend, does that count?
July 12th, 2007 01:43 PM
"... Americans... we want a safe home, to keep the money we make and shoot bad guys." -- Denny Crane
July 12th, 2007 02:47 PM
22 and Single about 9 months out of an engagement that ended badly. I carry to protect myself and especially my youth group kids. Out with them all day yesterday Kel-Tec in my pocket.
"The world is filled with violence. Because criminals carry guns, we decent law-abiding citizens should also have guns. Otherwise they will win and the decent people will lose."
-James Earl Jones
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