RETHINKING MASCULINITY – REMOVING THE MYTHS PT-2
As a boy I remember being afraid from time to time of various things and hiding behind my parents or a blanket for safety.
It may have been some trouble I started that I couldn’t handle or being spooked from watching thriller or Omen. My cowardly behaviour was an unconscious acknowledgement that I didn’t know how to deal with what may or may not have been coming my way.
The truth is that we tend to avoid things when we are not confident in our ability to address them skillfully. It takes discipline and a conscious will to address our fears head on. Continue reading