Al Heystek explains how sex and pornography addiction are real and, as with other addictions, can be overcome when acknowledged and treated with care.
This conversation is for men who struggle with abusive, controlling, and angry behavior toward their domestic partners and ask themselves "why?"
In a recent column for Sanford House's Excursion Magazine, Randy Flood reveals how—with just a bit of self-awareness —we can reduce stress and suffering in our lives. It begins with asking the question “What do [...]
Often, men in our support groups participate in addiction recovery programs. For many in these programs, the Serenity Prayer is a mantra. In his recent column for Sanford House Excursion magazine, Randy Flood addresses the [...]
The Men's Resource Center provides individual and group counseling for men who have experienced domestic violence whether as the perpetrator or the recipient. Our work has shown that not all domestic violence or abuse is [...]
In a recent Man Rules podcast, Randy Flood discusses how growing up male can create unique problems, belief systems, ways of doing relationships and of identifying oneself in the world. Through male socialization, society provides [...]
Since starting the Men's Counseling Center of Northern Michigan, I've enjoyed the opportunity to meet and share information with my peers in the community. I recently gave a presentation at the monthly meeting of the [...]
I ran groups for men to help them stop abusive behavior for many years. I told the men in my groups that our goal was to stop and always avoid any form of physical abuse. [...]
Helping men deal with grief and loss is particularly challenging. This is, in part, because extensive male socialization and training has taught men that they should bury those emotions, “suck it up,” or otherwise dismiss [...]
Paralyzing feelings Like many other therapists, I have concluded that fear, hurt, and shame are three feelings that can be positive, and more often negative, motivators of men’s behavior. As a facilitator who has observed [...]