Why Do We Murder the Beautiful Friendships of Boys?

An epidemic of loneliness is being forced on boys and men

Mark Greene
Jul 30, 2017 · 16 min read
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These boys declare freely the love they feel for their closest friends. They use the word “love” and they are proud to do so.

The love boys feel, that passion we feel for the ones we love, is too powerful. It makes grown-ups nervous. And we can’t have grown-ups feeling nervous, now can we?

The loss of my friendship with George set a pattern in my life that I am only now, decades later, finally conscious of. I have walked past so many friendships.

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Remaking Manhood

Manhood can seem mapped out for us by our dominant culture of masculinity’s rules for being a “real man.” Remaking Manhood seeks to end our isolating man box culture by encouraging boys and men to create something better. Have an article you think belongs here? Reach out to us.

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Author THE LITTLE #METOO BOOK FOR MEN https://www.amazon.com/dp/0983466963 Writer/speaker on inclusion, masculinity. BBC, New York Times- http://remakingmanhood

Remaking Manhood

Manhood can seem mapped out for us by our dominant culture of masculinity’s rules for being a “real man.” Remaking Manhood seeks to end our isolating man box culture by encouraging boys and men to create something better. Have an article you think belongs here? Reach out to us.

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