Shame – The Core Issue for Many Men

Since starting the Men’s Counseling Center of Northern Michigan, I’ve enjoyed the opportunity to meet and share information with my peers in the community. I recently gave a presentation at the monthly meeting of the Women’s Therapists Network in Petoskey, Michigan. I chose to… continue reading Shame – The Core Issue for Many Men

What it Means to be a “Real” Man

Over our many years of working with clients at the Men’s Resource Center, we have found that just about every man struggles with what it means to be a “real” man. Many have been traumatized by the aggressive process of male socialization common in… continue reading What it Means to be a “Real” Man

Center Hopes to Redefine What it Means to Be a Man

Boys will be boys. American culture says they play rough, love sports, hate dolls and don’t cry if they get hurt — unless they’re sissies. If they grow properly into real men, they’re strong and successful and good providers and don’t empty dishwashers… continue reading Center Hopes to Redefine What it Means to Be a Man