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9 10, 2005

Annual Breakfast asks Men to take Stand Against Violence

By |2005-10-09T11:42:30+00:00October 9th, 2005|Abusive Relationships|

"The majority of men are not actively involved on a daily basis harassing and abusing women," said Randy Flood, executive director of the Men's Resource Center of Western Michigan. "However, the majority of men stand around and don't do anything when it does occur."... continue reading Abusive Boys Become Abusive Men, Therapist Says

15 06, 2005

Abusive Boys Become Abusive Men, Therapist Says

By |2017-12-05T14:25:16+00:00June 15th, 2005|Abusive Relationships|

"Not too many 17-year-old boys would go to their parents and say 'you've got to find me a therapist because I'm abusing my girlfriend,' " says Flood, clinical coordinator of the Pine Rest Men's Program on Domestic Relationships, designed to help men stop abusing the women in their lives... continue reading Abusive Boys Become Abusive Men, Therapist Says

10 04, 2005

The Man Hug: Sometimes Handshakes won’t do, but Not Everyone Welcomes Hugs with Open Arms

By |2005-04-10T16:22:57+00:00April 10th, 2005|Male Socialization|

Men hugging men is becoming more socially acceptable -- as long as they follow the proper procedure. The typical male hug begins with a handshake, followed by the pull-in and a couple of quick slaps on the back, and that's it... continue reading The Man Hug: Sometimes Handshakes won't do, but Not Everyone Welcomes Hugs with Open Arms

11 03, 2005

United Against Evil: Promise Keepers says its Ministry is Needed now More Than Ever

By |2005-03-11T16:34:04+00:00March 11th, 2005|Spirituality|

That old male paradigm of, 'There's an enemy out there, you've got to protect your territory and your family,' is not functional anymore. The men's movement is about confronting yourself and your own fears about climbing out of the gender straightjacket of masculinity... continue reading United Against Evil: Promise Keepers says its Ministry is Needed now More Than Ever