The relationship men have with men occurs as an untapped area of exploration – an area which I believe offers significant potential support to men in finding their place in the world.
In effect, we say to each other: Whatever our problems, we will not let that ruin our connection – we will always come back and meet on this deeper level.
There’s no more apt description than saint Augustines’ suggestion that resentment is: ‘like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.’
I heard, and hear ‘you should do something about your anger’ a lot. No-one ever taught me what, exactly.
What are your expectations of conversations with the opposite sex?
Healthy, constructive, masculine power should not be confused with dominance.