We set aside the important, intentional thing for the urgent, immediate thing. All the dang time. At least I do.
Actions speak louder than words.
If we are one person when no-one is looking, and another when we feel we are being watched, we have a problem. A big problem.
Great article, Aaron. I LOVE the last two sentences. As we’ve talked about, with many men it takes a gut wrenching, 2×4 club to the stomach sort of epiphany to want to talk. When my clients reach this point of pain, hunger, or fear…they finally call. When a guy finds a safe place to talk without judgment, the flood gates open. Sometimes it’s way too late. Even then it doesn’t matter. He needs to work on being better at his NEXT relationship.
Then he has to decide if he actually going to DO anything different. If nothing changes – nothing changes.
Title: When a guy finds a safe place to talk without judgment, the floodgates open.
“Rage should always be reconsidered and de-escalated as quickly as possible, and forgiveness should never be taken for granted.”
This comment by EnterNight on the post Intent vs Impact: Why Your Intentions Don’t Really Matter
Alan Bishop wants to know: Which choice leads you down the path?
We all need money to survive in this society. If there is a healthy relationship to money, what does that look like?
Mastered in childhood and carried into adulthood, the dumb boy face is a pernicious mask handy for avoiding accountability, writes Craig Bloomstrand.
John Verling is a man of action, not emotion, and he would like others to understand that which he needs most.
“If the football program is producing boys like these, it should be shut down right now because it’s creating monsters.”
Should the Steubenville football program and other programs whose students commit sexual assault be shut down?
This is a comment by wellokaythen on the post “CNN asks, ‘Are Men Stupid?’… Actually, No.”
How do you know who is a good man? By his acts.