Ever had a blood brother? If so, describe.

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  1. B_henry miller

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    Yes, another "boy's club" thread. Deal with it. :saevilw:

    Anyway, lately I'm relatively obsessed with the concept of blood brothers. (Yeah, I know. I'm weird.) I read somewhere that it's a male thing that women can't understand.

    Has anyone done this? I remember wanting to do it a few times but never going through with it. In this day of communicable diseases it probably isn't the smartest thing to do. At any rate, it seems that it is likely that people don't really exchange blood. It's just symbolic.
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    Incidentally, I learned a while ago that if a male convert to Judaism is previously circumcised, there is a symbolic rite performed. The rabbi takes a needle and draws a drop of blood from the penis. I'm serious. This really happens. It's called the Hatafat dam britt seems that this need to draw blood has a lot of symbolism....
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    You and earllogjam were separated at birth, weren't you?

    And no. No blood brothers. I HATE needles and so would never do it. One kid offered but I didn't like him very much so I didn't feel pressured to do it.
     
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    I think the brothers my mother gave birth to are enough for me. Even if i were to go through with such a thing, dunno that I'd trust another human to really honor the significance of such a thing.
     
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    Oh just have sex with a guy and get it over with...sheesh!:tongue:
     
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    Is that an offer? lol :biggrin1:
     
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    i have, well had a blood brother. he was my best friend when i was young, we hung around together all the time. he was pure indian, were he lived there were railroad tracks right behind his house. we'd ride our bikes and then go to his house and hang out, when we crossed the tracks we'd play chicken with the train(yea smart) well one time he lost. i had made it and he tripped, i ran back to help him and when i got him up and pulled him off the tracks the edge of the train nipped my leg, we went tumbling down the hill and landed in a pile of dirt at the bottom.

    his parents witnessed it and decided we had to be blood brothers. we went thru the ceremony, had all the relatives there,they were in full dress and we slit our palms and our hands were tied together. it was very interesting to witness this and participatein it. i dont know if it was just my mind playing tricks or what but it actually seem to change me, we were very protective of each other.

    years later he was killed in a car crash and when i attended the funeral/ritual we again sliced our palms and his spirit was passed to me to protect me. the scars have faded but not the memory and to this day i see things happen such as: i was working on a car and my brother was there, i stood up and told him my buddy was just in a wreck, he laughed, said call him and see, i told him i cant call now he's at the hospital, 45 minutes later i said he's home now. i called him and he said you wont believe what happened, well i explained to him in detail what happened and he swears i was there and saw it. you see alot thru the eyes of a raven.
     
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    blood brothers with an army buddy of mine, he was also best man at my wedding. We don't see much anymore but when we talk it is just like old times....remeinds me I shuld call and check in with him.
     
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    Wow, I haven't thought about that in years but I have a blood sister.

    She was my best friend and next door neighbor growing up. We were probably 7 or so when we decided we should be best friends forever. I pulled a thorn off one of my moms rose bushes and pricked our fingers. We then mushed our bloody digits together and made a pinky promise to always be friends. :rolleyes: :smile:
     
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    Oh goodness no! Blood creeps me out, and the idea of mixing my blood with someone elses is even worse! Yuuuuck. lol
     
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    This story is so amazing that at first I thought that it must be fiction. I was expecting to get to the end of this story and read that it was made up. Seriously. This is amazing. :eek:
     
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    Growing up there were those kids into the blood brother thing. It never appealed to me since I'm not much for getting blood to leave me. Needles even pins make me queasy. I get uneasy even watching a diabetic when they prick their fingertip to test themselves.
     
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    Wow, you brought back memories, I totally forgot about the blood brother thing. I had a very close friend of mine and we actually did the blood brother thing in the early 80's. I remember my mother finding out and freaked because it was the beginning of the AIDS epidemic. He had to move in the late 90's and I lost contact with him :(
     
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    OH HEY EVERYONE LOOK THIS IS A CRAZY THING THAT JEWS DO!!!

    I know you don't mean it like that, but subconsciously, people think, from reading your post, that all Jews do that. Jews aren't some kinda crazy group of people with crazy traditions and practices. I'm a Jew, and I have never even heard of this. Jews don't go around stabbing the dicks of guys who recently converted.

    Some fundamentalist/crazy groups might do that, but if it's true that ANYONE does that, it's fucking creepy.
     
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    cool story

    wish I could believe it in its entirety

     
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