Echoes of Abandonment

Echoes of Abandonment

Think back to when you were a kid, and what your relationship with your parents was like. The sad reality is, a lot of us don’t grow up with both our parents present. Guys I’ve talked to who experienced this sometimes brush it off. They minimize the pain their younger...
Do Something While You Heal

Do Something While You Heal

What do you think of when you imagine talking through your trauma? Probably a sparse therapist office, with maybe a shelf of books and a couch. Everything is still as you discuss what happened. Right? You might feel like squirming or fidgeting just thinking about...
Do You Ever Feel Bad About Feeling Good?

Do You Ever Feel Bad About Feeling Good?

You’re in the middle of enjoying something. A good movie, an out-of-this-world dessert. Suddenly, a switch flips in your brain and you feel horrible about your enjoyment. I don’t deserve this, you think. I’m bad and I don’t deserve these good things. Where does this...
Coronavirus and the Minds of Men

Coronavirus and the Minds of Men

Your meetings have turned into frequent Zoom calls. You spend almost all your time in your house, and haven’t been to a restaurant in months. You and your family members have been watching the news carefully for any updates, but your stress levels only continue to...