Author Topic: How to advance further?  (Read 246 times)

Offline leeben

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Re: How to advance further?
« Reply #15 on: November 11, 2017, 02:39:22 pm »
Okay, so there have been many questions in this thread. I think it's great, now i can answer some of them :D

1. I don't really like the idea of telling my age to a stranger on the internet, but let's just say that i am not 18 just yet

2. When i was a kid, i was diagnosed with ADHD, but i was very different from the most adhd people. I think i might have 2 personalities actually: somedays i am so energic, talk loud and fast and people around me get tired of it. Then there are days when i can't talk to people, i just be alone in corner. I should get help, i will get help, not just yet. I have been very depressed and even suicidal, that's one of the reasons i wanted to get into buddhism in the first place.

3. Closest sangha is 250km away, so yeaah, no.

Hi Leeben,

There's nothing wrong in having  difficulties,  just take things slowly , there's no rush.

Have a look at this basic outline of Buddhism, it might be helpful for you.

With kind wishes,


Seems like it took 14 replies to find what i was looking for. Thank you :=)

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Re: How to advance further?
« Reply #16 on: November 14, 2017, 12:17:26 pm »
Yes.  Three things:

1.)  Get some counseling for your shyness.  It's not natural or healthy to be as shy as you say.
2.)  Find a teacher.
3.)  After this don't take advice about the path from anyone online.

Especially item 3 is interesting: 'after this' is to ensure that once you have taken this wrong advice given online you stay on this wrong path.   :fu:

I thought I gave him pretty damned good advice.

1.) if he's as shy as he says and it's getting in the way of building personal relationships , then he should get counseling.

2.)  For advice about how to progress along the path, a teacher is essential. 

3.) There is no one on this board qualified to give that sort of advice.


you're a sex addict and a party goer as shown here and elsewhere in the same thread.

An advice about non-worldly matters - and buddhism is about non-worldly matters - given by a sex addict and party goer does not appear trustworthy.   :fu:
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