Obvious Study - Mountaineers Have Emotional Issues

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Obvious Study - Mountaineers Have Emotional Issues

by Ze » Tue Jul 02, 2013 10:38 pm

LOL

Mountain climbing is long and arduous, and doesn’t necessarily cause that adrenalin-infused thrill. In fact, previous research has reported that mountaineers may engage in extreme risks to help rein in their emotions. Studies have found that mountaineers tend to fall short in the relationship department, have difficulty describing their feelings and have less of a need for intimacy than others. They also tend to feel a lack of control in their everyday lives.

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Re: Obvious Study - Mountaineers Have Emotional Issues

by WyomingSummits » Wed Jul 03, 2013 1:55 am

I think I speak for the rest of us when I say I'm feeling like I could be very hurt and angry at this implication and I would tell you if I could just find a way to vent. If I had a friend, I would definitely tell him/her what you just posted. What is going on with this world.....everything is going haywire!!!

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Re: Obvious Study - Mountaineers Have Emotional Issues

by Kiefer » Wed Jul 03, 2013 2:16 am

WyomingSummits wrote:I think I speak for the rest of us when I say I'm feeling like I could be very hurt and angry at this implication and I would tell you if I could just find a way to vent. If I had a friend, I would definitely tell him/her what you just posted. What is going on with this world.....everything is going haywire!!!


JESUS!! Thank God for the help Wyoming!
And all this time, I though I was going haywire and reflecting my inner haywireness onto society and foolishly thinking
that society itself, was haywire! And I, was normal. Whew!
Thank God I'm not normal or standard! :wink:

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Re: Obvious Study - Mountaineers Have Emotional Issues

by WyomingSummits » Wed Jul 03, 2013 2:22 am

toxo wrote:As time goes on, I find myself less and less interested in associating with Gen X/Y climbers. Many of them are bigger somatic/cerebral narcissist cunts than I am.

Hey, ya gotta have goals......

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Re: Obvious Study - Mountaineers Have Emotional Issues

by lcarreau » Wed Jul 03, 2013 3:32 am

Baby Boomers have more FREAKING fun ! !

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'Sometimes I Just go Crazy!!!!'

by phydeux » Wed Jul 03, 2013 5:26 am

So Detective Riggs was a climber before he became a cop?


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Re: Obvious Study - Mountaineers Have Emotional Issues

by pvnisher » Wed Jul 03, 2013 2:28 pm

This is a better quote from the article:

“Basically people who engage in the more arduous high-risk activities such as mountaineering do so because they have a higher expectation of what life should offer, or what life should be,” said Woodman.

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Re: Obvious Study - Mountaineers Have Emotional Issues

by Ben Beckerich » Fri Jul 05, 2013 9:26 pm

Almost everyone comes to a point in their life when they realize life isn't awesome. All our young lives, through adolescence, we've been told life is supposed to be awesome, and we can do anything we want. We can be race car drivers, astronauts, presidents, and movie stars. Then we finish school and instead of being offered jobs as race car drivers, astronauts, presidents, or movie starts, we find out we have to get menial and/or mundane jobs just to exist, and success is simply being able to put some of the paycheck in the savings account after the bills are paid.

Alpinists are those that refuse to accept that life isn't awesome.
where am i going... and why am i in this handbasket?

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Re: Obvious Study - Mountaineers Have Emotional Issues

by Sierra Ledge Rat » Sun Jul 07, 2013 8:42 pm

Ze wrote:LOL

Mountain climbing is long and arduous, and doesn’t necessarily cause that adrenalin-infused thrill. In fact, previous research has reported that mountaineers may engage in extreme risks to help rein in their emotions. Studies have found that mountaineers tend to fall short in the relationship department, have difficulty describing their feelings and have less of a need for intimacy than others. They also tend to feel a lack of control in their everyday lives.


I would say that this applies more to women climbers in my generation than to men.

Climbing has become significantly more popular in past decades, and now more women are into climbing. So maybe Type A or Type B personality disorders are not as prevalent in the current generation of women climbers.

Of course, this is a generality and there are clear exceptions. Not all climber chicks have personality disorders.

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Re: Obvious Study - Mountaineers Have Emotional Issues

by Ben Beckerich » Sun Jul 07, 2013 10:04 pm

WTF just happened..
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Re: Obvious Study - Mountaineers Have Emotional Issues

by MoapaPk » Sun Jul 07, 2013 11:44 pm

toxo wrote:As time goes on, I find myself less and less interested in associating with Gen X/Y climbers. Many of them are bigger somatic/cerebral narcissist cunts than I am.


That's harsh; but on whom?

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Re: Obvious Study - Mountaineers Have Emotional Issues

by rud » Mon Jul 08, 2013 12:01 am

She is a gen Y climber, what is she talking about?

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Re: Obvious Study - Mountaineers Have Emotional Issues

by Ben Beckerich » Mon Jul 08, 2013 12:37 am

rud wrote:She is a gen Y climber, what is she talking about?


She's a generation-traitor.
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Re: Obvious Study - Mountaineers Have Emotional Issues

by chickentikka » Mon Jul 08, 2013 1:15 am

I like climbing mountains for the solitude and the time it gives you to think and not worry about the world around you.

I also like climbing BIG mountains because it is kinda epic. We all love a little danger and adventure right?

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