Research finds that most men don’t have deep, close, open, intentionally vulnerable relationships with other men in which they share themselves deeply. And in one research pool it was found that only 25 of 100 married men reported having completely open and honest relationships with their own wives! Men tend to be relationally isolated.
We may have golf buddies, or softball buddies, or beer buddies ~ church friends ~ on-the-job friends ~ but less than 1% of American men have non-sexually intimate friendships with other men, in which they fully disclose themselves and experience both commitment and attachment.
Here’s a story about two young men whose friendship bridged the chasm of separation that keeps most men at arm’s length from each other.
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