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My Darkest Days | The REAL Story Of Alpha M.

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The BEST Men's Skin Care http://www.tiege.com Tiege Hanley http://www.tiege.com Pete & Pedro: http://www.peteandpedro.com My Website: http://www.iamalpham.com My Services and Products: http://www.aaronmarino.com Best Hair Product: http://www.peteandpedro.com Best Grooming Tool: http://amzn.to/1ri4OTn Tiege Hanley Skin Care: http://www.tiege.com All promotion and advertising inquiries: [email protected] Alpha M. App: http://www.alphamapp.com/ Best Hair Product: http://www.peteandpedro.com Best Grooming Tool: http://amzn.to/1YrOnCJ Free Hairstyle E-Book: http://www.iamalpham.com/ezine Pete & Pedro: http://www.peteandpedro.com FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/IAmAlphaM Twitter: https://twitter.com/IAmAlphaM Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/aaronmarino/ My Businesses: Alpha M. Consulting: http://www.aaronmarino.com i am alpha m: http://www.iamalpham.com Pete & Pedro: http://www.peteandpedro.com MENfluential Media: http://www.menfluential.com StyleCon: http://www.mensstylecon.com Tiege Hanley: http://www.Tiege.com In this video men's style, grooming, fitness and lifestyle expert, Aaron Marino of IAmAlphaM, AaronMarino, and Pete & Pedro is discussing his darkest days. He gets asked about motivation all the time, and he doesn't know how to answer because motivation has never been one of his issues. He knows how it feels to be broke, scared, and have hi hopes-and-dreams collapse around him. Alpha never grew up around much money. His family was on welfare, and his earliest childhood memory was seeing burglar in his house. His family managed but eventually got divorced. He had two step-dads thereafter. One he blocked out, and one was emotionally abusive. His mother gave him a fitness membership at 13 years old which changed everything for him. He may have had a crappy home life but was at 'home' at the gym. At 13 years old, he realized that he wanted to be a gym owner. He went to college after high school. He got a business degree in order to be a gym owner. He moved to Atlanta, GA to open his business and got a job at Bally's where he met a guy who wanted to open a nutrition store with him. It was successful, but the guy took advantage of Alpha. At that point in his life, Alpha was unable to stand up for himself. He ended up getting help from a counselor who helped him find his value. He stopped second guessing his worth. They opened another nutrition store, but Alpha was very unhappy. Plus the guy was selling drugs out of the back. Alpha knew it was time to go. so he left to become a trainer. During this time, he met a girl who he helped to lose weight. They decided to open a gym together. He worked a ton but he loved it because he was in his element. They didn't make much money, but he was happy. He was doing something that he wanted to do from a young age. They created a new fitness concept that they wanted to franchise. They needed money and got investors and a bank loan. They put together a new location but ran out of money really quickly. Legal issues arose as well, and ultimately, they decided to shut down. Alpha took a job driving a beer cart on the weekends just to make ends meet. It was a humbling experience. It was the middle of the winter, a 30 year old guy, driving a beer cart in freezing temps. He was so scared. He didn't have anything to fall back on... no plan B. He didn't know what to do. His world had collapsed, and he was financially ruined. He decided he'd do whatever it took to be successful. If it wasn't for that moment, being down THAT low, that he may not have ever seen the moment to do something amazing. So when you see Alpha get emotional, it's because of how thankful he truly is. If you are struggling or feeling hopeless, keep working! It gets better. It gets incredible! Alpha wouldn't change anything that has happened to him. He would do it again. He feels that those times built him and give him appreciation. It will get better if you press forward and persevere. Everyday, he gets up and tried not to mess it up. If he can make it, so you can you!
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Fwsaogiri Daimary (3 hours ago)
The best quality about u is that u r super humble brother✌
Mr.EATvis MR.EATvis (5 hours ago)
You fell down and you still got up and kept moving forward - thats what makes you an alpha
john caliente (11 hours ago)
Kudos bro, we've all been there, it's what makes us stronger in the end. Sucks we have to go thru it, but gotta get there somehow, mush on!
The Lone Helljumper (11 hours ago)
The amount of people that disliked this video is sickening.
owen hyatt (11 hours ago)
I'm late to this video. And when I first saw your videos, I'm going to be honest. I thought you were someone who was just pedalling sponsored products that they owned. And I have never been more wrong and sorry to judge so quickly in my life. I'm about as average Joe as you can get physically and I'm your stereotypical introvert. But your videos have made me want to better not only my physical appearance but also become stronger mentally. You're giving advice to people who need it like who needed it like you did. You sir, are quickly becoming a hero to guys who deserve to value themselves.
KYayo (17 hours ago)
My man!! Kept your head up and now you're here!! Keep it up! Love the channel and the content you make!
Hoqhevi Shohe (1 day ago)
Wow..very inspiring yaa..we'll keep supporting u👍
Trevor Ridgeway (1 day ago)
Thank you for sharing your story, it truly touched my heart. Pain is a blessing and a curse. It just depends on what you make of it. Your videos have changed my perspective on life and who I am and how I treat myself. Thank you.
chardog234 (1 day ago)
I also grew up in center city Alpha and yea we had quite a few burglary attempts this honestly helps me so much and gives me hope
Chris Acker (1 day ago)
I’ve always like you and your videos but after this video I have a new way to look at you . I thought you spoke loudly cause you were pushing products and that’s just how salesman are but now I see it’s because you are happy and excited to be living your best life . And hardships have made you so passionate about life and you really do know what your talking about that you are really excited to be doing what you are meant to do in life . Keep making great content man and you will always have us here as people to support your passions. P.S I love you and your videos even more now seeing that this is the real you . Mad respect
El_tacuache 760 (1 day ago)
10:55 I aspire to be like Alpha one day. He is everything I want to be. I take your life lessons to heart everyday. Thank you
Artistique Mih (1 day ago)
woahh man.....thats alot
Xander Titan (1 day ago)
That was an Incredible story! Ty so much for sharing that with all of us! It truly was inspirational for me!
Aakash Singh (1 day ago)
You are an inspiration Sir. I am thankful to you. By watching your videos, my confidence built up which was never there in the beginning. Thank you will be the least gratitude I can give.
Marchello (1 day ago)
God bless you
Leo Gallagher (1 day ago)
What a man ❤️
firdaus azam (1 day ago)
Even alpha male gets emotional sometimes... gud to see u that way... atleast u accepted u r a human being 🤗 Love you bro
sisisi sasasa (1 day ago)
You inspire me so much man. Thank you for that, I really need someone to push me from the back sometimes and give advices, you are one of my favourite humans alive, I swear
ICY Bomber (2 days ago)
hey man much respect to you your amzing and brave and the coolest person i know.
Right now I go through hard times in my life, man . Many things totally except my health everything is fucked up from private life to work life (i lost everything) and i discovered your channel recently.. I hope that you will be always strong as today. Best wishes to you.. I watch your contents daily.
Aditya Jadhav (2 days ago)
Your awesome man 😍 don't cry love from India ❤
Rocky06fx4 (2 days ago)
Thanks Alpha for sharing this! I wanted to add that nothing changed me more than the three struggles I had to over come. 1. An empty stomach 2. An empty wallet and 3. An empty heart. To be honest my Wife has been the best thing to happen in my life. She’s my rock and I wouldn’t be where I am without her and my kids. I remind myself every day. Don’t fuck it up! You have a family that’s depending on you.
Adventure Awaits 2099 (2 days ago)
I felt like I was meeting the real you alpha M
Some words meant a lot to me. Respect
I love you DUDE ❤
Lasse Grosskurth (2 days ago)
You are a truely great guy. Thanks for that incredibly honest and emotional video. It really means something to me and gives me some energy to continue. ... Thank you and keep this great work going.
md basid (2 days ago)
Lots of respect sir no one confess their past infront of camera .
first name last name (3 days ago)
I respect him for this
Qaiser Sheikh (3 days ago)
I love you my bro ❣ i just wanna hug you
lets get different (3 days ago)
love yu man
Barna Péter (3 days ago)
I really respect you, your work and your journey
Nicholas Blaise (3 days ago)
It's somthing painfull about watching a adult man crying
Alec Mesterton (3 days ago)
i love you
SToyesh Ner (3 days ago)
Ya that's dark but that's good to be teached by your own self As i am too going through the darkest time anyone can imagine as my own dad is trying to kill me and my mother as he's a Powerful government employee we can't even rip his single hair and apart from that my mom got so much depressed that it affected her in a way to state her mentally retarded as well as me a maniac..... Even though all this I am too surviving Even the girl whom I love has not contacted me from these 2 months because I've been frustrated all the time and she become annoyed but all I am doing is trusting over myself because it's all about ups and downs in life. Atleast you lived in a society where no one interfered but me ? After getting know my situation they tried to send me to jail. Tried to provoke so much so we can leave our home and just die And still I am living like I should because my goal is to provide all that necessities which we are lacking to my mom and luxuries too. And to be honest I 1st thought that you just suck but now I am glad that ya there are some guys like us too. The one with dark past and having brightest present and future. Bless you buddy
Daniel Morgan (3 days ago)
Thanks man.
Franquis_ ay (3 days ago)
Rahul Choudhary (3 days ago)
Sir it really motivated me ..... thankyou
Mitch Sud (3 days ago)
Thank you Alpha
The only man that taught me how to get the girls and now I got em😈thanks alpha
Arvind Nair (4 days ago)
Man, you are so inspiring!! There are millions like me who look up to you!!
Áron Sámuel Reyná (4 days ago)
You got some balls man! I wish I had the balls to talk about my issues, my past and cry on camera in front of millions of people. Instant respect from me
jjcampbell80 (4 days ago)
What kind of country club is open in the middle of winter that has a guy driving around in a beer cart?....and they Linda situation is a little weird...anyway, glad all is good now...we all have problems
Paulwin Darly (4 days ago)
Respect for being able to open up to us about your past. Most people aren't humble enough but you know what it is like and that is really inspiring. Thank you!
עילאי דרור (4 days ago)
Love you man
Stefan Poluga (5 days ago)
Real Alphas cry.
Anjel Fonseca (5 days ago)
Man, you are the most genuine amazing man!!
A .joker (5 days ago)
Love you man I had a life like that but differently bean called a name I don't like for years and the struggle and thinking that I can't live with the name those mother fuckrs called me but I'm not giving up gonna keep going and save my life .thx man you are a real alpha
LeSabre (5 days ago)
Hi (sorry for my English)
Jeremy Rosa (5 days ago)
@alpha.m dude your videos helped me in alot of ways thanks man
Ginger (5 days ago)
Driving a car it's your worst experience?! I have to work as a janitor because of mental illness. And I have only enough money for keeping my stomach full. So many times I've learned that all these internet-shity-coaches have no idia what's really hard life. Sorry for my English.
David Galindo Reyes (6 days ago)
I don’t know how you dislike this video
Zz 127 (6 days ago)
The thing is: what happened after the period when he drived the beer cart? How did he got out of that situation? I'm so curious about it, I love him, he's so alpha, emotional and inspiring, I wish him the best luck! Lots of love from an Italian subscriber!
RowinzGT Cruz (6 days ago)
This is inspiring
AK conversationalist (6 days ago)
He said he was a mistake like it is nothing ... You're something else in this world man .. much love
rob carron (7 days ago)
Thank you alpha I'm going tomorrow to go get shit done I know this video is old but it got me out of a bump in the road I'm going to start the business I was thinking about for the last week I don't know if you read comments or not but you're videos do help me a lot just wanted to say think you and your awesome
David Ortiz (7 days ago)
IM WITH YOU AARON greetings from Monterrey, México
Rodney Benbow (7 days ago)
I think your channel is Super Awesome and Inspiring Bro!
Rensam jay Tabucon (8 days ago)
Thank you Alpha 💪🏾💪🏾
Devansh Sadh (8 days ago)
Love you 3000 man , Seeing you cry made me said, Alpha
Emmanuel Balraj (1 day ago)
"I understood that reference" - Captain America voice
a-klotz LP (3 days ago)
Rip tony
R Eschw 10k no video (8 days ago)
Damn, Ninjas been cutting onions in my room again...
SaiArjun M (8 days ago)
Sampan 1933 Jain (8 days ago)
This story broke my 💔
Abdulla Eyman (8 days ago)
okay i know this is not a lot but thank you so much. This inspired me.. a lot
That's great Respect.❤💪💪
Chilla The Lad (9 days ago)
You are an inspiration brother. We love you
Nathaniel Stone (9 days ago)
You Sir were not a mistake.
Austin Loar (9 days ago)
I needed this today, thank you for this and everything else you do <3
Syphon (9 days ago)
Motivational and Inspirational
Sameer Chandra (9 days ago)
Such a legend
Thx for sharing !
Rene H (9 days ago)
Respect bro! I came to your videos looking for ways to build self confidence. I've been losing weight on the keto diet and am going for the 2nd time to a resort in Cancun with the senorita lol. But I feel you man. I never got the chance to meet my dad, I've only seen a picture of him from an old online newspaper. And growing up, my mom dated a guy from 3rd grade til my senior year in highschool that just treated her like shit! I heard him yell at her to choose between me and him. So I leaned more towards my grandmother. I looked to be loved by the wrong person who later became the mother of my 3 children and just a flat out cheating bitch. By 30 years old I found myself alone again, my kids taken under her wing and kept away from me. Low on money, bad credit, going thru a stupid ridiculous divorce. And out of the blue this girl finds me. Helps me lift my spirits and see things another way. I've gotten my commercial licence to drive and am working now for 3x the amount I used to make before. With a beautiful woman that likes to travel and do stupid shit like me. We've gotten fat together and lost weight. Now headed to a topless resort 👀👀 again and working on easing up on the dad bod lmao. And the Tiege Henley is on the way
JC (10 days ago)
You got a heart man
bwedges (10 days ago)
Thank you.
Sam Mor (10 days ago)
I subscribed after this video
David Moore (11 days ago)
Your best video ever! "In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson." - Tom Bodett
Omar Lozada (11 days ago)
Thank you
Gear Mods and Repair (12 days ago)
Thank you Alpha M.
Harry Has (12 days ago)
Absolute legend. I have such a lot of respect for this man! Thank you for this
Candid Tech TV (13 days ago)
The same reason why you put everything into your business and had to drive a beer cart around to stay afloat is the same exact reason why you are at where you are now and as successful as you are 🙏
Alejandro Licona (13 days ago)
Thank you
Gonzalo Téllez (13 days ago)
thank you alpha
Himanshu Verma (13 days ago)
U r a real dude alpha. I love your work. I lost my mom at tender age and i can relate my situation.but in the end god do all well :)
Shashikant Saini (13 days ago)
thanks mannn......
Kunal Gulati (14 days ago)
Respect man
Daniel Peter Gray (14 days ago)
You're an inspiration and a gift- don't let anyone tell you otherwise
HashBrown Kickman (15 days ago)
Dude im very grateful for you sharing this. Not all alpha's were born alpha.
johnny gotti (15 days ago)
Thank you bro. Your truth and energy and enthusiasm helps me everyday!
Angel Orzuna (15 days ago)
Alpha I respect you so much and have inspired me to do so many things and know things are possible by just trying and working hard
Ay-J Music (15 days ago)
The moment he started crying,I was like damn !!! This is the one of the realest videos I have ever seen in my life.....You are so inspirational dude.....we all love you for being real....
Shadin Ahmed (15 days ago)
Bro ❤️ we are always with you☺️☺️💝
jose robledo (16 days ago)
I know without a doubt that i am Not the most unfortunate person in the world but man sometimes when you're at your lowest and also have a condition that reminds you that u are small and nothing u do will change how small u are plus being in this sex driven world. I think i made myself the way i am to make women reject me before even talking to me. Let me explain. Im like 1 in a million dudes who has Microphallis so just starting off there is enough to make a "man" want to cease to exist in this world we live in. Adding to that im in a family where everybody has a family and or a spouse plus most of my family are above decent looking which is a knife to the gut then dealing with being 340 lbs all my doing. I know im doing something wrong but then i think if i do become "hot" then what ill have the bod but the package is the size of a fucking thumb. #justVenting
No One (16 days ago)
I can’t thank you enough for this, I seriously can’t explain to you how much I needed this
mayank sharma (16 days ago)
Would love to do anything for you like a small brother.
Aneesh Ramakrishnan (16 days ago)
Love you man.... May God bless you and never stop talking to us.
Alasdair Hicks (16 days ago)
Hello, from WVU!!
Austin Brian Bowers (16 days ago)
thank you
Ashish Madhyastha (16 days ago)
ur my inspiration man
Stunl3y (17 days ago)
Bank loan $120,000 ... it was always going to go bad , inspiring and interesting story , good for you for pulling through
DO-EVERYTHING (17 days ago)
Very nice video never give up Congratulations

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