Category Archives: Men’s Mental Health

Is society telling boys something is wrong with them?

From “Boy Is Beautiful” in Psychology Today by Mark Sherman, Ph. D. What was the picture? Was it a gun? A bomb? The scene of an explosion? No. It was an anatomically correct stick figure of a man. Yes, it … 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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Disposable Dads and the Myth of the Modern Family

From Karen Woodall in Huffington Post UK’s Building Modern Men series: I work in the field of family separation and I meet disposable dads every day. These men, who appear at times to me to be nothing more than the … 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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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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Let’s Reclaim the Glory of Being a ‘Maker’

From “Let’s Reclaim the Glory of Being a ‘Maker’” by Lori Sanders and Cameron Smith in The Federalist. We’ve heard the story of declining wages over and over. We’ve repeatedly heard the political talking points about the threat of offshoring. … 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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Guns don’t kill people–our sons do.

Warren Farrell in USA Today after the Sandy Hook shooting: We respond by blaming guns, our inattentiveness to mental health, violence in the media or video games, or family values. Yes, all are players, but our daughters are able to … Continue reading

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Two articles on the connection between fatherlessness and mass shootings.

From “Fatherlessness Common Among 2013 School Shooters” at Women of Grace: Again, he cites the research of eminent sociologist David Popenoe who wrote: “ . . . (F)athers are important to their sons as role models. They are important for maintaining authority … 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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Davis Community Men’s Talk Circle

P. Gregory Guss, L.C.S.W. Three years ago, a pilot project, titled the Davis Community Men’s Talk Circle was started in Davis, California, as a free service to address the profound patterns of male isolation that occur for men of all … 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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Chronicle of Higher Education article on boys and men

  The Chronicle of Higher Education has published an article which addresses the need for a White House Council on Boys and Men. The article is titled “Saving the ‘Lost Boys.’

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White House Boys and Men article in Forbes Magazine

Forbes Magazine has published an article titled “The Need to Create a White House Council on Boys to Men.” The article interviews Dr. Warren Farrell about the proposal for a White House Commission for Boys to Men.  

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What would you do if this were your son in the news?

http://www.westword.com/2011-07-21/news/sex-allegations-lies-charles-farrar/

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