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4 09, 2010

Who’s the (New) Man? A Son’s Lessons for His Father about Masculinity Today

By |2017-12-05T14:32:08+00:00September 4th, 2010|Male Socialization|

We live in a society where historically, real men are supposed to be autonomous, athletic and strong while not showing emotions, dependency, or vulnerability. In this meditation on a father's struggle with old and new ideas about masculinity, Randy Flood examines his relationship with his son... continue reading A Son's Lessons for His Father about Masculinity Today

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