It is not possible to measure up to other people’s expectations. Every man must come face-to-face with his own inadequacies.
It seems an old-fashioned notion, but there was a time when people operated under the principle of “A man’s word is as good as his bond.”
The truth that naturally flows from knowing who you are can be a mighty wind. Accept it and find a way to use that energy to chart a new course.
The goal of acceptance is to designate your true starting point so you can begin to move away from being stuck and toward positive change.
Pinnacles and towers can elevate, but they can also become prisons. When work becomes your life, works steals your life.
There seems to be a higher hurdle for men in our culture to admit they need help and to seek out counseling. This was the inspiration behind my newest book, Battles Men Face: Strategies to Win the War Within.