Nige & Elloa AtkinsonBlockedUnblockFollowFollowingCo-authors of Odd Man Out: Breaking the Vow of Male Silence. It's time to break the vow of male silence. Spread the word. firstname.lastname@example.orgSep 5It is the rage of boys, who are wracked with confusion. “What is suddenly wrong with wanting to be held, comforted and kept safe? Yesterday you held me. Today you pushed me away.”Teaching Our Sons Independence Above All Else is an Isolating TrapMark Greene3033This reminds me (Ell) of the ambivalent attachment style — or the bit I know about it, anyway.