Many would say a “good” man is caring, responsible, honest, fair and puts other’s needs before his own.

At the same time, many would define a “real” man as someone who is strong, aggressive, takes charge, takes risks, and leads with authority.

I know these are bold stereotypes but I also know they hold some truth.

It was meant to be a trick question.

Why should there be a difference between a “real” man and a “good” man?

More importantly, what does it mean to be a real, good man in our modern world?

We rarely consider the changes men and boys are facing as women make well-deserved strides toward equality. Studies show that men are increasingly unhappy, unmotivated, and unsure of their role in society and individual relationships.

The world needs more real, good men that can lead by example.


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