Category Archives: Men

Why Don’t We Value Spacial Intelligence?

From Jonathan Wai in Psychology Today: Over 90 years ago, Lewis Terman attempted to identify the brightest kids in California.  There were two young boys who took Terman’s test but who did not make the cutoff to be included in … Continue reading

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Going to DadsHouse

From Karen Woodall in Huffington Post: With absolutely no statutory help available for dads in this position, those who find themselves outside of the family unit are, without the help of family and friends, destined for a life of sofa … Continue reading

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Tricked or Indebted on Land, Abused or Abandoned at Sea

What human trafficking looks like for young men by Ian Urbina in the New York Times. Mr. Andrade, who died in February 2011, and nearly a dozen other men in his village had been recruited by an illegal “manning agency,” tricked … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Men After Paris and Before the Second Democratic Debate

From Leslie Loftis at the PJ Tatler: The decline of manliness is not a new observation. We have discouraged men from acting like men for decades now….now that the little danger, and the three-quarters of a century without a world … Continue reading

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Why don’t we hear about the numbers of male abuse victims?

From Jenna Birch at Yahoo! Health: Roughly 40 percent of the victims of severe physical violence were men. The CDC repeated the survey in 2011, the results of which were published in 2014, and found almost identical numbers — with the … Continue reading

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Why are we so conflicted about manhood in the modern age?

From The Art of Manliness blog comes “Why Are We So Conflicted About Manhood in the Modern Age?” Here in the West we live in the most resource-rich period in all human history. Even the poverty of today is far less harsh … Continue reading

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Manorexia: The Masculine Side of Body Image Distortion

From Manorexia: The Masculine Side of Body Image Distortion by Armin Brott in Talking About Men’s Health In the U.S., at least a third of the 30 million people suffering from eating disorders are boys or men, according to the National … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Social Workers

From Tom Golden at MenAreGood, “An Open Letter to Social Workers“, part 1: In the 1980’s and 1990’s, when I worked as a psychotherapist with many traumatized men and women, it was clear that society’s focus was to help women … Continue reading

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Gender Gap Journalism

Gender Gap Journalism by Kay Hymowitz at the Institute for Family Studies blog: The gender gap doesn’t bring out the best in journalists.  With important exceptions, articles on the subject are padded with overly broad statistics, cherry picked research, a … Continue reading

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Man Servant

Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence at Slate, offers counsel about a man whose wife berates him while he works two jobs. Q. Friend in Trouble: I’m very worried about my friend “Ted.” He works two full-time jobs at literally all hours—sometimes … Continue reading

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Men Are Dying Because They Can’t Talk

From Christos Reid at Medium, Men Are Dying Because They Can’t Talk: The Silence Problem Men are more at risk of committing suicide, states professor and chair of the National Suicide Prevention Advisory Group in England, Louis Appleby, because they … Continue reading

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Highly Educated = Husband Material?

Karol Markowicz in the New York Post, “This guy went to college, but it doesn’t make him husband material.” (The picture of “this guy” at the link is John Belushi from Animal House.) With more women going to college than … Continue reading

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Why does speaking out about the issues men face always trigger such a furious reaction?

From Dan Bell of InsideMAN in The Telegraph: A few days ago I was at a party in liberal north-east London, when I was asked the inevitable question, “So, what do you do then?” It’s a question I have come … Continue reading

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Terry Brennan interviewed re: a White House Council on Boys and Men

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The Importances of having a White House Council on Boys and Men

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Warren Farrell Explains Why a White House Council on Boys and Men Helps Cut Govt. Costs

  In this video, Dr. Farrell explains how a White House Council on Boys and Men, by strengthening father involvement and the family, reduces the need for the government-as-substitute husband:    

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Dr. Warren Farrell at the Integral Spiritual Experience

This remarkable video shows Warren Farrell explaining what moved us into our present cultural state of seeing males as disposable and offers a number of ideas about how we can move forward to a place where both men and women … Continue reading

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Newtown Shootings: Warren Farrell Offers New Ideas of What May Help

“It is time that we go beyond fighting over guns and to raising our Sons”. Newtown Shooting – Warren Farrell offers a core issue beyond the Gun Control issue about the absence of support for boys and young men and … Continue reading

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Grading President Obama on his Treatment of Men’s Issues

This article is in response to an article that appeared on Huffington Post that graded President Obama on women’s issues. I thought it was only fair to also have one for men.  Many of the categories and even some of … Continue reading

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Honor Our Fathers: A Totally True Story of Sons and Gangs

by Jack Kammer This could be dangerous, I thought. This is Los Angeles, early June 1992. The Rodney King riots had occurred just five weeks before. Stranded and alone, hauling a heavy suitcase, I was running late for my plane … Continue reading

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Expanding What We Mean by “Nurturing” – Excerpt from Michael Gurian’s new book “How Do I Help Him”

             In observing males and studying anthropological and neuro-biological information regarding male behavior, I developed the term “aggression nurturance” in 1995 in order to try to help professionals and parents look at males more closely.  … Continue reading

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