Do you think most men love sports, that they even bond over this love? Maybe it’s less of a right of passage than it is a reason to connect with like-minded men. Maybe it’s none of those things. Feel like sharing what you think?
• If you are a sports fan, do you think being an avid follower and supporter of a team helps to define your level of manliness?
• If you are not into sports, have you ever felt less masculine, or as if you couldn’t relate as well as a man to other men who are?
• Do you think that boys feel pressure to learn to love sports when they are little, and that some may become men who don’t particularly enjoy being a fan? Did you experience this as a kid, or did you know another boy who did? How did/do you feel about it?
• Tell us why you believe becoming a sports fan is a positive experience, and what you get out of it that other men might appreciate.
• If you have a son, or mentor, or spend time with boys, do you encourage them to take part in sports? Why, or why not?
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