Relationships, Dating and Mentorship Episodes

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#45.2 | Conversation with my Dad, Part Two | Jeff West

Oct. 2, 2020

This is part two of my two part conversation with my dad. When I first started having these conversations about masculinity and manhood, I knew that I was most nervous to have this conversation with my dad. Why? I think that's the very question I've been on a journey to discover.

Family, Marriage And Fatherhood Relationships, Dating And Mentorship

#45.1 | Conversation with my Dad, Part One | Jeff West

Sept. 30, 2020

This is part one of my two part conversation with my dad. When I first started having these conversations about masculinity and manhood, I knew that I was most nervous to have this conversation with my dad. Why? I think that's the very question I've been on a journey to discover.

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#43 | Best Practices For Flirting and Dating Young Women | Wendy Zhang

Sept. 16, 2020

As a follow-up episode to number 33 with Jordan Paris where I discuss dating from a young man's perspective, this episode is the same sort of questions from a young woman's perspective. Wendy Zhang is the host of My Terrible Twenties, a podcast all about navigating that crazy decade of our lives wh…

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#42 | The Challenges of Dating as an Entrepreneur | Jake Kelfer

Sept. 9, 2020

Dating is hard enough as it is... but have you ever wondered why dating as an entrepreneur is so hard? Balancing your love life and a business is one of the most challenging things in the world - just ask a lot of entrepreneurs. You have to balance your ambition and focus and the growth of your com…

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#39 | Discussing Traditional Masculinity, Mentorship, Schadenfreude and More | John Currie

Aug. 19, 2020

Modern manhood and traditional masculinity are under attack. There are reasons for this. But are they justified? Are the systems that exist within sports and army culture all bad? Are the criticisms fair? Is patriarchy all bad? Or was it a sign of the times and now we are re-adjusting? How can we c…

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#36 | How Learning To Loving Yourself Makes You A Better Father | Ben Killoy

July 29, 2020

The journey to love yourself is a long one and this is an issue we all face. But it’s one that seems rarely talked about in the male community.

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#35 | Discussing The Porn Industry and How Sex Can Affect Men and Masculinity | Erik Everhard

July 22, 2020

Porn is such an uncomfortable conversation with so many people for so many reasons. Some of those reasons include: shame of performance anxiety; shame about sex or past sexual experiences; meeting the standards we believe society had set; penis size; shame of an addiction; fear of judgement; and mu…

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#33 | What The Dating World Is Like For Young Men | Jordan Paris

July 8, 2020

This week's episode is all about the dating world. When it comes to dating, the world seems to be very confused. With access to all the dating apps - all being used for seemingly different purposes - it can be hard to understand everyone's intentions. The age of marriage seems like it has risen sub…

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#30 | How Foster Care Can Impact Your Life and Overcoming Struggles | Roman Roberts

June 17, 2020

What is it like to be raised in foster care and how does that affect a young person's confidence? What is the difference between a good and bad foster care home? How do alcohol and pill addictions affect your life? And how can the military save you, shape you, but also hurt you? These are all theme…

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#28 | How Fraternities Can Shape Male Identity | Luke & Jordan

June 3, 2020

Hey everyone, I know it's a crazy time right now but I wanted to make sure I was posting consistently on my podcast. But before going into who my guest is here, I wanted to link to a thread of some great organizations that have been doing amazing work during the protests and #blacklivesmatter movem…

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#27 | How To Take Control Of Your Life and Quit Drinking | Andrew Metz

May 27, 2020

Drinking and alcohol intake can often be seen as a taboo topic. Binge drinking, over indulgence, and debauchery are typically what we think is "too much". But what if you're just having casual drinks everyday? Is that such a bad thing? For Andrew, it's not that it was bad, but he realized that it w…

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#25 | What It's Like To Be A Woman in the Military | Amanda Huffman

May 13, 2020

What is it like to be a woman in the military? Is the culture of the military changing and becoming more accepting of female leadership? How is the importance of have male allies in supporting women? How much more did she have to prove herself and her toughness while being deployed? These  are all …

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#23 | How To Manage A Business And A Family | Luke Armando

April 29, 2020

How do you run a business with your wife and stay in a healthy relationship? How do you recover from a mid-life crisis? Why is it important to know the kind of woman you're looking for? What can entrepreneurs do to feel less trapped by the product and business they create? And how can men show up i…

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#22 | How Men Can Find Their Purpose and Build Their Legacy | Clay Smeltzer

April 22, 2020

How can men find their purpose in life? How can we discover our identity? At heaven's gate, will we recognize the man we are supposed to become? This episode is all about dreaming about the man you are trying to become and how we can build our legacy everyday.

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#21 | How Men Can Find Their Hope and Identity | Jason Vana

April 15, 2020

During this time, it is hard to feel hope. Even pre-COVID it was hard. For young men, we can really feel lost as we navigate life. Why might this be? Jason's theory? One key aspect of it is the idea of having a verbal right of passage. A real life declaration that "you are a man". In his religion, …