Masculinity, for me, is not about outward displays of power, control and strength, but displays of inner power, control and strength. What is it, though, for others?
When did you last look with detachment at your intimate relationship? When did you last appraise it and work out what it means to you?
Where did the anger come from and how have you dealt with it? Did it define you as a man?
I was in Glasgow with my parents on our annual trip back to Scotland to visit family—I must have been in my early teens. I went off for the day to explore the city on my own. I have always enjoyed walking around new and strange cities. My love of steam trains—they still existed then—took…
As this energy becomes real to you, you become more conscious of your role in life.
Christmas is a time for family celebrations until it becomes a weapon in a family battle.
For some people mountains are the ultimate challenge. These are people who see and understand the danger as well as the achievement.
I remember a defining moment from my childhood. It helped to shape my relationship with my father and mother.
A new scandal in Britain has highlighted the extent of sexual abuse of boys in the game.
In looking at the source of my masculinity, I realise that its essence comes from my father.
Sex and power are so often interlinked. When they are, the beautiful power of sex is degraded.
I have watched the progress, overnight, of the election of the President-Elect of the United States, from my home in Spain, with increasing disbelief.
This is the place where you are relaxed and alive, where the muscles are in balance and where you can forget about the pose and focus deep within.
I discovered what it is like to be a woman who is not listened to and suppressed. And what men can do to fill this gender gap.
Graham Phoenix has felt a need to take control over what he does in life and he has had many reasons to question this over the years. He now realizes that this is an essential aspect of his masculinity, an important part of being a man.
Do you worry about your lack of connection because you are always online? In this video Graham Phoenix talks about his life in a remote part of Spain and how he uses virtual connections to create deep connections.