The Danger of Raising Soft-Minded Men

By Tim Wright on January 21, 2016

A nation or civilization that continues to produce soft-minded men purchases its own spiritual death on the installment plan. –Martin Luther King, Jr. One afternoon I was at my granddaughter’s house. She was watching a cartoon designed for young preschool…

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Boys and Girls Emote Differently–Can’t We Be OK With That?

By Tim Wright on June 5, 2015

Man-up! Take it like a man! Shake it off! Most boys hear those words and exhortations constantly throughout their lives. Men don’t cry! Men suck it up! Act like a man! Recently I’ve been hearing push back on that phrase,…

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The New Utopia: A Genderless Society?

By Tim Wright on October 15, 2014

The Lincoln Public School system recently trained its teachers to create a gender-neutral, or gender-inclusive, environment in their classrooms (and don’t let the fact that FOX News broke the story take away from the fact that this is a real…

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The Myth of Male Privilege?

By Tim Wright on September 30, 2014

A friend sent me a link to a blog post, written by a mom about boys: 11 things Only Parents of Boys Understand. It’s well done, funny, and insightful. But in “thing #2” came that familiar storyline that we continue…

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Beer, the NFL, and Domestic Violence

By Tim Wright on September 24, 2014

OK…I’ll dive in and take the heat: Does anyone else find it a bit disingenuous that a beer company (one of the NFL’s biggest sponsors) said that they were not satisfied with the way the NFL was handling the domestic…

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The Hole in a Man’s Soul–The Father Wound

By Tim Wright on July 11, 2014

If you dig deep enough into the soul of a man who for some reason seems a bit lost in life, or maybe real lost, you’ll usually find a man who never received affirmation from his father. In groups, I…

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The Decade of the Boy (Guest Post by Michael Gurian)

By Tim Wright on June 19, 2014

For the last several months a group of writers has been focusing on the issues of boys and men by collaborating through the writing and sharing of blog posts in order to bring greater awareness to the unique challenges boys…

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Boy is Beautiful (Guest Post by Mark Sherman)

By Tim Wright on May 24, 2014

For the last several months a group of writers has been focusing on the issues of boys and men are collaborating through the writing and sharing of blog posts in order to bring greater awareness to the unique challenges boys…

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Boy Behavior or Bad Behavior? (Guest Post by Janet Sasson Edgette)

By Tim Wright on March 13, 2014

For the next several months a group of writers focused on the issues of boys and men are collaborating through the writing and sharing of blog posts in order to bring greater awareness to the unique challenges boys and men…

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