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One Minute Read: How We Fail Our Sons

It isn’t their gentle ways that hurts our sons, it’s our fear.

As parents, we teach our boys to be emotionally tough because we know that a boy who projects sensitivity or too many emotions will become a target. We suppress our sons’ emotional expression out of fear for their safety.

Read more by Mark Greene:
Why Do We Murder the Beautiful Friendships of Boys?

Explore more of Mark Greene’s work at RemakingManhood.com or join the conversations at our Remaking Manhood page on Facebook.

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The Relational Book for Parenting uses comics, fables, articles, and games to help families’ grow their relationship superpowers in the daily back and forth of parenting. It’s a joyful, accessible, parent-friendly cure for what ails our isolating culture, helping us to raise a generation of young people better able to connect, collaborate and innovate across differences. The book is available here: http://a.co/ej1kAgi

Here’s a two minute video on The Relational Book for Parenting. Have a look! See more of what’s inside our book at ThinkPlayPartners.com.

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Pages from The Relational Book for Parenting
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Author THE LITTLE #METOO BOOK FOR MEN https://www.amazon.com/dp/0983466963 Writer/speaker on inclusion, masculinity. BBC, New York Times- http://remakingmanhood

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