Positive male identity depends on a new balance and integration.
Giving love is easier because it involves less risk, but it is only half of the equation and leaves us unfulfilled.
How can we avoid getting bogged down in being reactive?
Only by turning inward, healing personal wounds, and reclaiming aspects of self lost to Traditional Male Conditioning, can a man move toward authenticity.
We, in the millions, will no longer allow that which is not OK, not loving, to occur.
The signs may be subtle, but without changing these biases we are unlikely to conquer racism.
Male police officers have the same lack of self-awareness for which most men in our culture have been conditioned.
You can make the choice to defuse and unravel the emotions that keep you from your deepest joy.