A man needs to have the courage to do what is hard, even talking about your pain. For decades we have been faced with the image of a man being the ‘strong silent type’, but what truly makes a man is his courage to do what needs to be done, and to speak up when he needs to be heard.
Last week a friend of mine committed suicide. He was a late-twenties, middle-class, man with a large network of friends and family, all of whom would have dropped whatever they had going on to lend him a hand. He was loved, respected, and is sorely missed. Continue reading “Men: It’s Time for us to Talk” »