Randy Flood met Mike Salisbury on a train ride traversing the Alaskan Wilderness while heading to Denali National Park. Despite being what he calls “the aloof traveler strategically attempting to avoid mindless chatter [...]
Welcome to Revealing Men, conversations that pull back the curtain, revealing the inner lives of men.
In each podcast episode, we will offer thought-provoking ideas and interviews to explain the inexplicable, while offering an inspiring vision for men to reveal their true selves and live more balanced and authentic lives.
“As a linguist, I ask you to please consider the following often overlooked reason why use of the term ‘toxic masculinity’ is and will always remain counter-productive, despite any good intentions - such as the [...]
Somatic therapist, Ken Porter, is a regular guest on the Revealing Men podcast, hosted by psychotherapist Randy Flood, co-founder and Director of the Men’s Resource Center of West Michigan. On previous podcasts, he and Flood [...]
Jonathan Cauchi is the Community Education Specialist for Disability Advocates and the host of its Flattening the Curb podcast. Located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the organization, founded in 1981, works alongside persons with disabilities as [...]
If we live long enough, we will age. Despite our protestations to the contrary, there will be things we can no longer do in the ways in which we’ve become accustomed. For many of us, [...]
If you look up “pilgrimage” you’ll find that it’s usually referred to simply as a journey taken for religious reasons. Ian Reader and Tony Walter flesh out that definition in their book Pilgrimage in Popular [...]
When Revealing Men guest, Ken Porter, was in his 40s, a therapist referred to him as being “sensitive.” His first response was “no, I’m not!” His second: “Oh, I am, aren’t I?” Porter tells Randy [...]
In their 2014 book “Mascupathy: Understanding and Healing the Malaise of American Manhood,” co-authors Charlie Donaldson and Randy Flood pointed to the gendered nature of mass shooters. They called for a recognition of this [...]
Jim Padilla DeBorst grew up in a tight-knit, conservative community in Grand Rapids, Michigan. From there, he traveled to locations around the globe, including the African continent and Latin America, where he’s made his home [...]
Ken Porter is a Hakomi-trained somatic therapist. Somatic therapy focuses on integrating the mind, body, and emotion. A somatic perspective helps individuals access their emotions and understand how those emotions are kept under control. Porter [...]