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Guns don’t kill people — our sons do

“…[O]ur daughters are able to find the same guns in the same homes, are about as likely to be mentally ill, have the same family values and are exposed to the same violence in the media. Our daughters, however, do not kill. Why the difference?” Continue reading

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Depression’s Machismo Mask

Male Depression “often does not look like the mixture of sadness, guilt and withdrawal that dominates diagnostic descriptions and popular perception of the disease. Thus, a man’s depression is often missed….” Often when men get angry, “That’s their way of weeping,” says psychologist William Pollack. Continue reading

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Need Therapy? A Good Man Is Hard to Find

“The result, many therapists argue, is that the profession is at risk of losing its appeal for a large group of sufferers — most of them men — who would like to receive therapy but prefer to start with a male therapist.” Continue reading

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The Most Antimale Sexism Where the Least Should Be

Paul Elam, author of the blog “A Voice For Men,” says in “The Psychology of Hate“: Years back, in another life, I used to teach at seminars and conferences that provided continuing education units for professional re-certification. In one particular … Continue reading

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