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The Lonely American Man

The Lonely American Man

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Boys get the message at a young age: don't show your feelings. Don't rely on anyone. This week, we bring you a favorite 2018 episode about misguided notions of masculinity in the United States. We explore how these notions create stressed-out romantic relationships, physical health problems, and a growing epidemic of loneliness. Plus, we consider how we might begin to tell a different story about what it means to be a man.
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Charlie Bradley

I see men of all ages going through this and I see parents with good intentions forcing these robots stereotypes on to their children, sexism hurts everyone : I'd like to help our culture change!

Nov 11th
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bestdulce13

I feel every wife should make her husband listen to this (ha ha ha . jk) all seriousness, I really needed to listen to this I'm a mom to son who I can see is suffering with issues that stem from lack of deep, positive connections :'(

Nov 11th
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gimmeafreeknusername

meetup.com great place to make friends NOT a dating website. great for any gender toi find ppl who share similar interests as you. a great way just to make friends and if there's not a Gtoup that interests you in your area you can form your own. I live in a small town and there are a ton of groups even in my tiny little town so just get out there. I met some really cool people on this site

Oct 24th
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Kam

relevant & timely. thank you

Oct 19th
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JMF

Great episode. Definitely a topic that should be discussed more.

Oct 15th
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Paresh Khushal

The 12 year old boys in this podcast...amazing kids, so emotionally smart

Oct 15th
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Kurben Nnm

Just listened to this alone on Thanksgiving lol

Oct 14th
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