Thursday, March 21, 2019
Supporting Men > Psychology

Group therapy is ideal for dealing with “Wanting to Be Liked”

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/when-kids-call-the-shots/201702/how-wanting-be-liked-gets-you-rejected Rather than being genuine, you labor to create an image that you think people will find appealing. In the process, you compromise your authentic self, gradually becoming less honest, less natural, less “you.” The more you hustle for approval, the less others feel at ease with you. They sense something counterfeit

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Dehumanization is a mental loophole..

that allows us to dismiss other people’s feelings https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Dehumanization&action=edit&section=1 Behaviorally, dehumanization describes a disposition towards others that debases the others' individuality as either an "individual" species or an "individual" object, e.g. someone who acts inhumanely towards humans. As a process, it may be understood as the opposite of personification, a figure

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Depression: Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

https://www.forbes.com/sites/alicegwalton/2017/06/15/the-strategies-that-science-actually-shows-are-effective-for-depression/#3b885c235117 This is an interesting form of therapy, which has undergone a lot of changes in recent decades, as some schools of thought within the field have moved away from Freud’s legacy. This type of therapy is longer-term and often multiple times per week. The aim of psychoanalysis is to help

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Post 1945 generation recalled emotionally-distant fathers, and vowed to do things differently

https://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/review/1778 Out of this painstaking sifting of sources emerge a number of compelling themes and arguments. Whilst locating the origins of many attitudes and behaviours in the inter-war period, for King the 1950s stand as a pivotal decade in this history of fatherhood. This was the moment, she contends, when men’s

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Microsoft embraces empathy as a growth strategy

https://www.forbes.com/sites/caterinabulgarella/2018/12/04/learning-empathy-and-diversity-have-put-microsoft-on-a-path-of-unstoppable-growth/#563ff2da4d8f But learning is not only about acquiring new technical expertise, it’s also about listening to ourselves and others, and discovering the things we don’t know about those around us. The most profound learnings entail empathy. When we walk in the shoes of others and try to picture things the way they

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Not every relationship can withstand the whole truth

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/radical-honesty-relationships_n_5baa7b26e4b0f143d10e0f88 Radical honesty works for singles, too. Imagine how many people you’d weed out if you told them right off the bat that you don’t want kids or that you have a five-year game plan to move out of the state and settle down. If you are coupled up, though, take it slow with

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