GMP TV: BREAK OUT of the Man Box! [video]

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The Man Box says, “Be a ‘real man’ or pay the price.” But for millions of American men, its time to break the hell out.

How to Maintain Friendships Through Challenging Times

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Holding onto friendships can be hard, especially during transitions, and especially for men. Wellcast a 4-step method for staying bonded.

GMP on BBC London: Talking Boys, Emotional Toughness and Reduced Life Expectancy

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Mark Greene explains why the damaging culture of male emotional toughness results in men’s reduced life expectancy

Almonds, the Boy Box and Compassion: Inside the Conversation at The Good Men Project

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Our weekly Conference calls take place every Friday at Noon EST, and are open to all Good Men Project contributors and Premium Members.

Dear cis Friend: Why Labeling Another Person cis is Wrong

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Mark Greene believes that unless the term cisgender is used with care, it can do as much damage as good.

Bromancepation: We Must Work On Our Male Relationships

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God intended for us to find His FULL expression of love from each other and that includes other men.

Redefining the Strong Man

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For men to be whole, the image of the strong man must change.

The Man-Box Is Inherently Traumatic: Inside the Conversation at The Good Men Project

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Every time you pressure a man to perform masculinity in a certain codified, narrow way—you are traumatizing him. The man-box itself is an act of violence.

How an Epidemic of Loneliness is Killing the Men We Love

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Mark Greene reviews the research connecting boys’ friendships and adult male life expectancy.

Why Is ‘No Homo’ a Guy Thing and Not a Girl Thing? (Inside the Conversation at The Good Men Project)

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‘We now have a clear and direct through line tying rampant homophobia to resulting grief, isolation, and early mortality in heterosexual men.’

Why Do We Murder the Beautiful Friendships of Boys?

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An epidemic of loneliness is killing millions of American men. Here’s why.

6 Ways ‘Tough Guys’ Are Actually Weak

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Thomas Fiffer redefines strength by finding the weakness in “tough guy” masculinity.

Mark Greene is Remaking Manhood, One Article at a Time

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When Mark Greene looked back at his published work on The Good Men Project, he realized he was remaking manhood. And a book was born.

Comment of the Day: “Improving the Emotional Health of Our Society”

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“….challenging, inspiring and maturing does not need to involve belittling.”

Turning The Man Card on Its Head: Taking a Look at What Makes the Man – Part I

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Our “Man Cards” examine compelling men of past and present and demonstrate the variation and range of masculinity. Our first series spans from Ernest Hemingway and Ben Franklin to Justin Timberlake, Robert Downey Jr., Anderson Cooper and Ichiro Suzuki.

GMP TV: Three Minutes on Protecting Our Kids From Shame

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Take a few minutes to see how the culture of shame impacts your life.