There's much additional basis for men's dispiritedness. For example, a wealth of evidence is offered in the proposal to the White House to create a Council on Men and Boys. (I was one of the proposal's signatories.) The proposal was rejected but a Council on Women and Girls was approved and heavily funded. … [Read more...] about Dispirited Men
So why does this matter for couples having trouble resolving disputes over different realities? Simply put, the impasse you are experiencing between you may have less to do with deep philosophical differences than with parts of your selves being engaged in a power struggle. Each of you may have a part of the personality that is speaking as if it represents the total personality. Other parts of you might feel very differently, but you’ll never know it because the part of the personality that is acting as spokesperson when you get in an argument is expressing the views of the sub-personality, not the entire psyche. … [Read more...] about Who Is the Me in This Argument?