One of the most important roles of the feminine is to call out and question the masculine. In a high-polarity relationship, the masculine leads. He* is direct, logical, and steady. He is a provider, he shows up fully, and he helps the feminine live her best life possible. And sometimes he misses his own blind spots. The feminine is intuitive, feeling. She will immediately sense
I won’t hate men, the way you want me to. I have coached men who have broken down in tears from the way they were ridiculed by women. I have coached men who have remembered abuse for the first time. I have coached men who have had such horrific childhoods that they find solace in incel Internet forums. I have coached Christian, Trump-loving men who
I really want women to understand that our anger toward the patriarchy/our society is valid. And that it is not the same as our anger toward men. It is so valid to be hurt that we have grown up in a society that has told us we are too much or not enough, that has shut our bodies and our power
“Men respond really well to condescension,” she said, laughing. I looked at her, my body frozen. She was a sex educator. Someone who teaches classes on relating to one another allll the time. I know where this belief comes from. How it’s rooted in a lifetime of feeling lesser than, of not knowing any other way to feel powerful.
The moments when I am most impressed by masculinity are when I see men being willing to step into all sides of themselves. When I watch their tears. When I hear what they are afraid of. It makes an entire part of my body come online and say: this is brave. This is a man I can trust. This
We had just finished doing a practice when I heard him sobbing. “Can you turn the camera so I can see you?” I asked, gently. “Do I have to?” He asked, reluctantly. “No,” I said, “If it feels safer to not, you can keep it there. But I think it might be important to let another person witness you.”