In the part 1 of this blog, I touched on what I call a state of toxic peace. A son who was emotionally dominated by the mother from a tender age until his resolve for independence is comprehensively broken and he submits powerlessly to her demands. He finds a sense of peace floating in a … Continue reading The emotionally dominated son part 2: A chained reaction
Many times, we tend to focus on the father son relationship and usually, the ills of a man are blamed on the relationship with his estranged father. But I think the mother son relationship is also critical and understated. So I’ve decided to express my thoughts on it; more specifically, the effect that a controlling, … Continue reading The emotionally dominated son part 1: Achieving a state of toxic peace
To nice or not too nice? That is the question I would like to pose to all the “nice-guys” out there. Let’s address the elephant in the room shall we? As a man, I feel that we’ve been taught from a young age to aspire to be that charming prince. The self-sacrificial hero that risks … Continue reading Breaking the sugar-coated, “nice-guy” ceiling. It’s a disease!