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The inescapable doubling of the transgender body, expressed as if doubling means a life can never be complete, as if a certain combination of body parts is necessary to achieve “happiness,” even for a best friend who knows which pronouns to use. Shame left unattended, shame left in the shadows, is shame that will run us from behind the scenes, disempowering us and determining far more of our behavior than we might imagine. Transgender people have something important to offer this conversation, and perhaps if we are allowed to speak, if we’re heard, we too will have a chance at more livable lives. Our new membership scheme is here to help people find support, create change and be mentored by top experts.

Robert Augustus Masters’ often astonishing psychological insights populate every page of this compelling book, and offer new and creative ways of thinking about many of our era’s most complex and controversial gender-related issues, among them: pornography, sexual violence, militarism and war, the effects of trauma on men’s psyches and identities, and much more. To Be a Man is a tremendous resource for anyone seeking to better understand the psychospiritual and relational crosscurrents of 21 st century Western manhood. Do not, for example, put a dead name in an obituary, or refer to the time when she was her if he is now him. First, it is very well referenced and equipped with details related to methodology of the study… It is well written, often in a personalised language, with accounts of the author’s experiences related both to the process of data collection and analysis and to the dissemination of results.In the words of Christine Blasey Ford, an American hero, my purpose in coming forward is to be “helpful. A highly personal book yet also an academic one with all the critical rigour that entails and makes this a compelling book. Carl’s quest to become himself and to reckon with his masculinity mirrors, in many ways, the challenge before the country as a whole, to imagine a society where every member can have a vibrant, livable life. Masters is courageous in disclosing his own personal challenges throughout his life and the discoveries he found valuable both for himself and the many men he has counseled on their way forward to a bigger and more complete sense of self-respect and wholeness. After all, it includes huge drama, high stakes, tremendous challenges and risk, primal encounters, great danger, unusual camaraderie, and extremes of playing-of-the-edge.

From the creators of the Tik Tok sensation, a hilarious new book, one part Shit My Dad Says, one part Make Your Bed. A construct is something we make; it is a materiality that is drawn from the offerings of culture and reinscribed so seamlessly that it feels natural. All this and so much more is explained in a systematic and intelligent way, with facts and figures, diagrams and tables.By using the Web site, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the Terms and Conditions. It reveals how to do the absolute minimum with personal hygiene, manners and clothes to be accepted by women.

There is an accountability that comes with white adult masculinity, and if you’ve spent your life minimizing your contact with it and its power over you, suddenly being confronted by a white man in a marriage or friendship can be an unforgivable transgression. Each lives under the weight of history, noted by Krauss sometimes almost in passing, as if to show that the history we are born with remains indelibly part of who we become. As Carl embarks on his gender transition, he takes us inside the complex shifts and questions that arise throughout—the alternating moments of arrival and estrangement.If you’ve read your share of popular advice on relationships and being a man — but realize on a gut level that it’s going to take some serious inner work — here’s a deeply practical guide to that most rewarding of challenges: doing what’s needed to fully embody your authentic manhood. Please include what you were doing when this page came up and the Cloudflare Ray ID found at the bottom of this page. Along the way we cultivate an intimacy with everything that we are — dark and light, masculine and feminine, dying and undying — for the benefit of one and all. In her 2017 novel Forest Dark, the thin line was between one kind of life and another; the protagonist suddenly gives up his job and all his possessions to move to Israel.

To Be a Man is a very useful guide through the thicket of confusing options in exactly what “being a man” means, or can mean, in today’s postmodern world. Every man should read it as autobiography, every woman should read it as revelation, and our culture should embrace it as a healing balm. The past continues to propel her characters as they find courage to build new lives and relationships; most grapple with the Holocaust's traumatic abyss. Conscious relations between men and women require both men and women to come to understand our interrelations, differences, and unity, in and through each other, to each acknowledge the karmic threads of our collective past, and to avow our suffering.I am like a newborn who is expected to drive sixty-five miles per hour down the highway, but I can’t see above the steering wheel. I will read the news on my phone: a white supremacist is being asked to resign from the White House; it’s the lead story. To Be a Man challenges current ideas about maleness and offers a road map to a deepening, fulfilling, and awakened masculinity. I was not expecting to find out that behind a lot of the Be a Man quips were derived from actual lessons this man learned in his life. As a couples therapist, author of a book on relationship repair, lifelong student of both the human condition and the men in my life, this book revealed the limited depth of my own formulations regarding the complexity of the male psyche.

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