Howard bragging about his father never missing work---how can he be so clueless?

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  1. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    He's been in therapy for all these years and he doesn't connect the fact that his father's being so dedicated to his work had an adverse affect on his relationship with him, and contributed to Howard's miserable childhood.

    Howard laments the fact that his father never spent time with him, never interacted in a meaningful way. Howard also seems to forget the fact that his single minded pursuit of his career was the root of his first marriage failing. All the therapy in the world isn't going to help Howard develop the empathy that he lacks.
     
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    Surely you can be a hard worker, and a good father....? :dontknow:

    (Ok Ben Stern couldn't but still.)
     
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    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    of course, Howard has such an all or nothing attitude that he can't see that. Howard has always lacked balance
     
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    Howard is an undependable father.
     
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    How come he didn't give Jimmy shit for not doing his show last night? Howard only rides the people that he doesn't consider his equal.
     
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    I fucking hate this song, but it's the first thing that came to mind

    [video=youtube_share;JA028D02OcY]http://youtu.be/JA028D02OcY[/video]
     
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    I sang that in 8th grade chorus :jj:
     
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    BethSucks Well-Known Member Staff Member

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    Ultimately, if Howard was more than a ten block limo ride from work he wouldn't have been there either. And why are they out of vacation days in the first place? Becuase Howard was TOO TIRED to do his show after recording AGT in the evening, TOO TIRED vs a potentially life threatening storm and it's aftermath. Fuck him.
     
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    Robin also has a completely distorted picture of family and fatherhood.
     
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    Love me Daddy.

    However with that leech that he calls a therapist if he were to ever make those connections his whole world would collapse around him.
     
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    you project more than Wiggy :shit:

    Youre not Freud
     
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    Based on the whining that Howard does over even the most trivial things, and his hyperventilating sensitivity at any supposed slight, I'm pretty sure that he exxagerates and "pain" Howard's dad caused him.

    Like most men of that generation, his dad worked his balls off to put food on the table. He could afford to send howard to summer camp and a very expensive school.

    Howard's a whiny bitch and considering what Robin went through in her childhood it's pretty embarrassing that Howard is so fucked up over his. Hell I'd say Gary, Fred, Artie, and JD all had tougher times growing up than howard.
     
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    BTW, the only reason Howard is in today is that due to agt he already maxed out his days off (other than the thanksgiving break and 2 weeks at the end of december).

    Howard doesn't want to cut into that time, nor does he want to work 4 day weeks if he can help it.

    Thus he takes a 10 minute limo ride to work and acts like a hero
     
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    it's all about his perception. Of course he didn't have it rough compared to Artie or Gary, but he doesn't see it. He looks at Gary as being deficient in some way, when in all reality he would have killed to have a father like Gary.
     
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    If he had to find his own way to work he wouldn't have been in either.
     
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    Howard is no one to talk about work ethic, he hasn't had a real job in over 25 years. He used to go in and bullshit and laugh and have fun until his cheapness ruined it all.
     
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    It's all a great example of nature vs nurture. Howard wants what he didn't have but can not give what he hasn't experienced.
     
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    yup :hw:
     
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    It's doubtful his father never missed a day of work. Even hard-asses can't keep up that record for 40 years.
     
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    If I were married to Rae Stern I'd make sure I left the house every day too