I hear this question come up sometimes when I speak in front of people who are new to the concept of a men’s group, “Why do I need this? I have a poker group, what’s the difference?” Maybe nothing, maybe a lot. It depends on the men’s group and the poker group in question.
“I felt better after purging my memory of the sham and false brotherhood.”
Sean Croghan’s early confrontation with the things boys thought were cool.
How are we all really “connected” as they say? An only child, Jeremy McKeen contemplates the power of close friendship and writes a passionate plea regarding the idea of family. — To my dear brother, my own kin, my side-by-side man, who is my cousin – I celebrate you, us, life itself, our mothers. There is […]
Men’s Movement Founder Calls Older Men to Help With Emotional Health – Young men have been led to believe that there is a superior state of being, called the ”real man” which is in dichotomy with a “weak man” or God forbid: a “woman.” This concept of a “real man” has been developed over many […]
Nature inspires us all. Even in the cold confines of Prison.
“It’s important to be open and willing to extend yourself as a brother because there are men who are waiting for your fellowship, are missing your fellowship, and desire to have a closer relationship with you. “
“Little moments of brotherhood deserve our attention, even when they happen between a pair of great, big, hairy apes,” writes N.C. Harrison.
Because of my muscle wasting disease, I have very little physical ability, but for the most part, I never notice it, and a large reason for that has always been my brother’s endless willingness to help me.
“We have the most effective military in world history and we can’t schedule a simple surgery for one of our vets. It’s just insane.”
“So many men don’t have someone with the strength to be vulnerable, to tell them how much they mean and how huge a hole it would leave if they left.”