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?
In thinking about my handfasting, I go back over 50 years ago to a trip to Yugoslavia, into what is now Serbia.
I am always looking for advice on relationships and I recently found a fascinating source.
I know I’m making something out of this life they called nothing.
MAS002—Lion Goodman on being A Recovering Narcissist.
MAS001—Jeff Brown on being A Male Warrior in Transition.
Political Leaders around the world reacted in strong terms to the closing of the United States Borders to certain immigrants.
I propose to implement a gradual withdrawal from American politics and culture. There is more than enough for me to focus on in Europe and around the world.
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…
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.