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Where does masculine intimacy begin?

“Ok fellas, let’s share our feelings.”

Feel that? That nauseating sensation at the base of your stomach, coupled with the scrunching of your nose and slight shake of the head—that’s your manhood communicating to the world, “Sorry dude, that’s not the way this works.”

It’s reactions like this that build the stereotype that guys fear intimacy and prefer shallowness to vulnerability. Without a doubt, there is a nurtured fear in the modern man to air on the side of bravado rather than reveal what’s really going on. But this guarded behavior that appears the masculine default arguably has a hidden virtue.

Men don’t fake intimacy well.

So, in our intimacy-starved culture that grows shallower by the minute, how do we tap into the chasm of authentic masculine intimacy, which is the source of strong virtuous friendships and the bedrock of healthy marriages and families? Continue Reading…

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