Anyone can build a treehouse. It’s not rocket science. It just takes developing a plan of what the desired outcome is, grabbing a hammer and some different saws, and taking quite a few trips to the local hardware store for supplies. There is one thing I found to be true in building them: It is much more difficult to do alone.
Many men have displaced anger issues. They love watching mixed martial arts on TV, or playing the latest and greatest brutal video games that allow them the opportunity to conquer the world. Yet in spite of all that, their souls are left empty, having successfully shadow-boxed their vast imaginary opponents.
It’s kind of obvious, isn’t it? I mean, does it really need saying that foster kids need fathers? The fact that these kids are in the foster system means that something is broken. Unfortunately, most of us don’t care.
Men are an endangered species. I really believe that.
Over the past 15 years, I have been working directly and indirectly with college students. Almost 10 years ago I noticed a trend that – at the time – was alarming. That alarm has now been going off non-top since, and I’m finally seeing it come to fruition.