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Join Steven TONIGHT for "Pretender or Pretentious?" with Warriors for Life (WFL), Presented by VFV!

Updated: Dec 12, 2023

Join our Volunteer, Air Force Veteran, and Writer/Author Steven Bates TONIGHT for "Mid-week Musings!" edition of Warriors for Life (WFL) Online, sponsored and presented by Victory for Veterans, Inc. (VFV). Where all types of Warriors get together for genuine camaraderie, different topics, friendship, and supportive discussions.

Invite a Friend, tell a friend, and get connected, get involved, with Veterans, Service Members, First Responders, Military Families/Spouses, and Caretakers every Wednesday Night!

TONIGHT's Topic: "Pretender or Pretentious?"

"When we are feeling at our worst and are asked how we are, why do we answer with the word "fine"? Are we just pretending everything is okay, or are we being pretentious?

The definition of pretentious is making an exaggerated outward or deceitful show, often to elevate one's status. The negative connotation that pretentious has might immediately put one on the defensive about being that way, but sometimes we have to face facts.

Sometimes pretending we are okay is more pretentious than pretending. Sometimes we want people to think we are doing way better than we really are, and that, in itself does a disservice to us and our peers. We need to be honest with ourselves and others about how we feel.

Not doing so prevents us from getting the help and support we need at the moment we need it." — Air Force Veteran Steven Bates

Join us tonight, Wednesday, Dec 6th, with Air Force veteran and author Steven Bates and the Warrior for Life support group as we discuss "Pretending or Pretentious?" and how to realize which one is the better option at the moment.

Warriors for Life (WFL) Online, present by Victory for Veterans, Inc. (VFV) — Wednesday (TONIGHT), 6 December 2023 at 4:30 PM PT, 5:30 PM MT, 6:30 PM CT, and 7:30 PM ET


Go to this link: and go down to Wednesday Nights — “Mid-Week Musings!” — Host Air Force Veteran & Author Steven Bates — click on the RED button “Join Now Via Zoom"

Thank you, Steven Bates

Air Force Veteran, Writer/Author, &

Volunteer Facilitator, Victory for Veterans, Inc.

“Honor & Respect Always — Warriors for Life!”

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