Therapist, Joe Kohley specializes in working with children; especially those children who are struggling with attachment problems and trauma. He often finds himself in conversations with parents about parenting methods. In this animated interview, interspersed [...]
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.
(This article expands on information provided in How to Respond to Parental Alienation and is meant for parents and professionals.) Parental alienation can be difficult to recognize for anyone not experiencing it first-hand. It’s like [...]
During the often stressful process of separation and divorce, children can distance themselves physically and emotionally from one parent or the other. Families experiencing parental alienation are some of the most difficult families to work [...]
At the Men's Resource Center of West Michigan, we are often witnesses to the emotional and psychological costs men incur due to the societal pressure to conform to stereotypes and "be a man." "Altogether Boys" [...]
What can be more painful than experiencing your children—your own flesh and blood—rejecting you? Telling you they hate you. Saying they never want to see you again. Declaring they never had a loving relationship with [...]
I am alarmed that we’ve heard very little outrage at the normalization of an adult woman having sex with an adolescent boy as seen in the academy award winning movie The Reader. This lack of [...]
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
If you are never quite satisfied in your pursuit for success, or if there is a constant tugging at your inner soul, even after reaching a new milestone, then running may not be the healthiest outlet for you, so read on... continue reading Caution: Running May Be Hazardous to Your (Emotional) Health
Gender socialization is the process in which young people learn how they are supposed to think, feel, and behave as men and women. There are many causative variables discussed in the analysis of violent criminal behavior, but the one that remains invisible is the toxicity of male socialization... continue reading Gender — Not Race — is Biggest Factor in Violent Behavior
"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