Five Strategies for Difficult Conversations with Men and Boys

Link to "Five Suggestions for Talking to a Guy about a Difficult Topic"
Link to “Five Suggestions for Talking to a Guy about a Difficult Topic”

How do you broach a difficult or sensitive subject – like abuse – with your husband, son, father, or friend while honoring his vulnerability and trust?

Speaking of his five tips, Andrew Smiler says, “These strategies are effective for guys who are conforming to the ‘man box’, the stereotypical notions of what it means to be a man. The more stereotypical a guy is, the more useful these strategies are likely to be. And it doesn’t matter if you want to talk to a him because you’re a parent, a therapist, a sexuality educator, or a friend.”

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