Category: Men

Redefining Masculinity Around Relationships

Redefining Masculinity Around Relationships

Last month I wrote a blog and shot a video called Two Words You Should Never Tell a Boy. The two words I was referring to are "stop crying." It's a message that is devastating to boys and leads to lots of other problems for them in the future. Problems that I see...

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Men: Are You a Relational Hero?

Men: Are You a Relational Hero?

"Each man is a bridge, spanning in his lifetime all of the images and traditions about masculinity inherited from past generations and bestowing--or inflicting--his own retelling of the tale on those who ensue. Unresolved depression often passes from father to son,...

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Two Words You Should Never Tell a Boy…..

Two Words You Should Never Tell a Boy…..

"If you cry again I am going to take you back home!" That is what I told my almost 4 year old son on Wednesday night around 8:00pm. We were riding bikes and he was in that overtired state where he could hardly contain his emotions. He was crying. He was whining at his...

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Be the ‘Life-Giving’ Man That You and Others Deserve

Be the ‘Life-Giving’ Man That You and Others Deserve

Are you a 'life-giving' man? That is a question that I am often asked. It's a term that I began to talk about in my last book, What it Means to be a Man. But I've begun to explore it more fully in the last 6 months and it is the focus of my online program for men....

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No Weak Men Allowed…..

No Weak Men Allowed…..

No Weak Men Allowed....I think that is the message that men hear from the time they are little boys all the way through the rest of their lives. I know I have heard that message. I know the men I work with have heard that message. It may come from parents,...

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The Imminent Threat to a Pastor’s Marriage

The Imminent Threat to a Pastor’s Marriage

About 8 years ago I was sitting in a marriage and family therapy class at Fuller Theological Seminary when the professor made an off the cuff remark about the marital satisfaction of a pastor and their spouse. The professor's experience was that pastors (in this case...

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About Rhett

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MDIV, MSMFT, LMFT), Speaker, Author and Coach, in private practice in Plano, TX. Read more...

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