Men and Violence

This week’s release of the Violence Policy Report, When Men Murder Women, reports that 94% of female victims of homicide were murdered by a man they knew.  In a year of violent headlines, it’s another reminder that as we attempt to solve the problem… continue reading Men and Violence

Sexual Assault on Campus

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 5 women will be raped in their lifetime. That’s alarming. If you’ve been listening to the discussions happening across college campuses – where 1 in 4 women will suffer a date rape or… continue reading Sexual Assault on Campus

New Book Offers Insight on Mass Shooters

A new book, Mascupathy: Understanding and Healing the Malaise of American Manhood, offers a fresh analysis and needed hope during a time when we are constantly reminded that masculinity can turn horrifically violent. Prior to killing six people and wounding seven others, Elliot Rodger… continue reading New Book Offers Insight on Mass Shooters

Changing How Men Respond to Grief

I recently read an excellent article that discussed how men and women respond differently to grief caused by loss. According to the article, most of those who attend grief support groups are women. And, most who seek to discuss their feelings and connect about… continue reading Changing How Men Respond to Grief

Stopping the Cycle of Domestic Violence

Stopping the cycle of domestic violence isn’t easy. At the Men’s Resource Center, we know this from listening to men in our domestic violence support groups, and individually, as they tell of the hurt they’ve caused to those they love. The good news is… continue reading Stopping the Cycle of Domestic Violence

Men’s Support Groups Help with Grief and Loss

Helping men deal with grief and loss is particularly challenging. This is, in part, because extensive male socialization and training has taught men that they should bury those emotions, “suck it up,” or otherwise dismiss what they feel. This can cause a man to… continue reading Men’s Support Groups Help with Grief and Loss

Daily Reflections

Some of our men’s groups utilize Hazelden’s book of daily meditations called Touchstones. This is a recovery-oriented book and can apply to men whether they are recovering from alcohol problems, anger and control issues or sexual acting out problems, etc. These readings help ground… continue reading Daily Reflections

Support Groups for Men Provide the Benefits of Being Connected

Asking for Help Men we work with often get hung up on the notion of asking for help. They perceive it is weak or not masculine. They feel fearful about being judged and they anticipate embarrassment or worse humiliation. The image we offer men… continue reading Support Groups for Men Provide the Benefits of Being Connected