Think back to when you were a boy. What were your hopes and dreams? Did you accomplish any of them?
• Society often puts pressures on men to be, do or act a certain way. Has this been a challenge for you?
• Did you choose a path or did the path choose you?
• Are you swayed by other’s visions of what your life would be like?
• How to you talk to children about following their own path?
• How does this affect your relationships? Are you living up to your own expectations or someone else’s?
• What has changed your point of view about where you thought life would take you? Would you change anything?
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