Toxic Masculinity Episodes

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#44 | How to Fight Toxic Masculinity With Kindness, Empathy and Love | Michael Bejani

Sept. 23, 2020

How does experience living in many different countries affect your opinion on masculinity? Can you recover from emotionally and physically abusive relationship with your parents? How helpful is therapy in overcoming your own toxic and unhealthy behaviours? Why can broken relationships be the cataly…

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#40 | Redefining Badass: How To Become A Better Man Through Emotional Intelligence | Mike Cameron

Aug. 26, 2020

Mike Cameron's life mission is to make men better. When his girlfriend was murdered by an ex-boyfriend in 2015, he took a keen interest in domestic violence prevention and specifically in redefining what it means to be a badass, especially as a man.

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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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#32 | Why It's Important To Challenge What You Think of Masculinity | Timothy Wenger

July 1, 2020

Timothy is a photographer, writer, business consultant, and a lover of living life. He founded The Man Effect out of a desire to find answers for what it means to be a man, this sent him literally around the world. This journey has not stopped and he continues to press on and create a conversation …

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#31 | Why Empathy Is Important In Your Journey of Masculinity | Jason Lee

June 24, 2020

Why is empathy so important in the discussion of masculinity? For one, it's important to understand but also interpret back another person's feelings. But it also allows you to walk in their shoes and understand how they feel. For Jason, Empathy is at the core of the work he does with Jubilee Media…

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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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What Even is Toxic Masculinity? | Follow Up Friday #3

March 13, 2020

This episode of Follow Up Friday is about Toxic Masculinity and trying to decode what it even means. The term is thrown around so loosely and can make good men feel isolated. However, we need to take a harder look in the mirror about whether or not we are part of it and how we can help men get out …

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#17 | How to Overcome Social Isolation, Anxiety and Understand Masculinity | Mark Metry

March 11, 2020

On this episode, Mark Metry and I discuss his experiences with social isolation, suicidal thoughts, success, toxic masculinity and his upcoming book titled "Screw Being Shy: Learn How to Manage Social Anxiety and Be Yourself in Front of Anyone" which is available for pre-order here. Mark Metry is a…

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#11 | How To Deal With A Mother's Passing and Being Fully Yourself | Noah Gould

Jan. 1, 2020

What does being a male cheerleader teach you about your masculinity? How did being the youngest of 4 shape your life? How do you deal with the death of a parent? Why did you quit work to support your sister's political career? How can we remove our judgments of people to see who they really are? Th…

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#4.2 | Why Are First Impressions and Happiness So Important? | Marco Pedri

Oct. 25, 2019

On part 2 of this episode, Marco and I discuss our first perceptions of each other, the importance of happiness, and how hard it is to find relationships nowadays. I apologize for the audio throughout the episode too. There were a few workflow issues I ran into during the recording process and I ho…

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#4.1 | Why Are Certain Passions Considered Feminine Over Masculine? | Marco Pedri

Oct. 22, 2019

On part 1 of this episode of The Imperfect Pod, Marco and I discuss cancel culture, our time in Communication Studies, and the masculinity and femininity of certain passions and how we can move away from discussing those interests in that way! If you have any more feedback, want to be on the show, …

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#3.2 | Why The Dating Process Is So Hard For Young Men and Women | Nick Saang

Oct. 18, 2019

On part 2 of this episode of The Imperfect Pod, Nick and I go deeper into our conversation about how to become your own person, how women have been hurt in the dating process, and how in a relationship, you share a responsibility to each other to make each other better. There's a lot of truth on th…

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#3.1 | How To Be Comfortable In Your Masculinity | Nick Saang

Oct. 15, 2019

On part 1 of this episode of The Imperfect Pod, Nick shares his journey to being comfortable with his masculinity, how much he loves human beings and connection, the importance of vulnerability and trust and more! I had so much fun editing this podcast and re-living the recording of this podcast. A…

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#1 | How Body Image Can Affect Young Men's Self-Esteem | Gautham Rajendra

Oct. 2, 2019

On this episode of The Imperfect Pod, Luke and Gautham talk about the maturation of their friendship, body image, how important alone time and self-reflection are, and more. If you have any feedback, want to be on the show, or have ideas about potential topics of conversation, please feel free to m…