Mark Groves, The Human Connection Specialist, joins me for another conversation about masculinity, relationships, and healing our wounds as a group.
Mark provides no BS relationship advice to men and women, drawing on his many years of experience and studies of relationships. He brings his blunt, funny, and outspoken style to our conversation.
On this episode, we discuss:
Mark's Upcoming Podcast
What "Be A Man" Means
The old "masculinity". Time to redefine it.
Childhood trauma, circumcision, and fighting for whats right
"Men's Rights" - Why its not okay to speak about it
The school system and why "all boys have ADD"
The making of the "Nice Guy syndrome"
How modern conflict-avoidant men end relationships
The shaming of men, and how it wounds men further
Shaming men for being sensitive
How to build an emotionally cut-off man
How not talking about sex makes our sex culture worse
The "Me Too" movement and how it is a part of our healing
Criticism and our critical culture
Masculine and Feminine traits
Toxic Masculinity and Toxic Femininity
Societal shadow issues
Holding space at an individual level, and societal level
Men - learning to express emotion
Leaning in to The New Masculinity