Tag: empathy

Men need Empathy, not Sympathy

Men need empathy, not sympathy, especially when they are emotionally hurting. And every man I  know has a long list of hurts. He struggles with them every day. He needs you to feel his hurts with him! That will give him a measure of relief.  Physically be with him, listen to his hurt. And then …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://edifymin.org/men-need-empathy-not-sympathy/

A Confidential Container

A confidential container or meeting space is necessary for a man to share anything personal with you.  Especially anything about his feelings. Therefor view each of your meetings as a clay jar. Realize that gossip is deadly: it will break the fragile jar.  Why this analogy? First, clay jars break easily. And so does confidentiality.  …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://edifymin.org/a-confidential-container/

%d bloggers like this: