Killing the Father: The Symbolic Quest of the Son

A man turns into a father all at once—no warning, no preparation, no classes. Many a woman starts turning into a mother in her early childhood. After all, she spends many hours pretending that she’s holding a baby, feeding it, changing its diapers, and nurturing it. Her doll is her someday child. At the dinner […]

The Legacy of Men’s Movement

 Your teenage son just broke up with his first girlfriend.  He tells his buddies about it and here’s what is so different from previous generations of men: he feels absolutely free to ask them for support to get over it. He even sheds a few tears but not one of them makes fun of him [...]

Solutions and Cures for Passivity

The bottom line is: Passivity is the compulsion to try to get what we are desperately longing for, while doing all the wrong things or nothing to get it. (Note: This should not be confused with patience, which is knowing something worth waiting for is just around the corner — and taking appropriate steps to [...]