By The Grand Rapids Press|2005-10-09T11:42:30-04:00October 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
By The Grand Rapids Press|2005-07-01T14:01:49-04:00July 1st, 2005|Male Socialization|
We like to think our foreign policies are shaped in thoughtful conversations in the Oval Office, but some of them have been shaped in gym locker rooms where doing the wrong thing could earn a boy the title of sissy... continue reading Critics say Manliness can Impede Compromise
By The Grand Rapids Press|2005-07-01T13:23:56-04:00July 1st, 2005|Male Socialization|
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
By The Grand Rapids Press|2017-12-05T14:25:16-05:00June 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
By The Grand Rapids Press|2005-06-01T15:35:41-04:00June 1st, 2005|Abusive Relationships|
Teens who date experience some form of dating violence -- emotional, physical or sexual, at about the same rate of domestic violence among adults... continue reading Love Shouldn't Hurt: Teen-Agers are Especially Vulnerable to the Cycle of Abuse
By The Grand Rapids Press|2005-05-20T16:07:40-04:00May 20th, 2005|Counseling and Therapy|
We can continue building shelters for women, and that's not going to stop domestic violence until we work with men. It's men confronting men that's needed to end the cycle of abuse... continue reading "She saw some changes in me, thank goodness"
By The Grand Rapids Press|2005-04-10T16:22:57-04:00April 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
By The Grand Rapids Press|2005-02-08T16:46:04-05:00February 8th, 2005|Sexuality|
Sex can be a progressive addiction. Just as an alcoholic may start drinking beer and graduate to hard liquor, a sex addict may start by looking at adult magazines, then move to pornography videos and strip clubs... continue reading Who are the Men in the Cars?