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DR. MEG WITH GUEST DAVID THOMAS (Part 1)
Boys need to be coached in the hard work of building emotional muscles. For many boys, the muscles are simply weak or underdeveloped. But weak muscles can get stronger with work. Building emotional muscles is some of the most important, yet most neglected, work in a boy’s journey to manhood. Impacting his everyday life as a son, brother, student, athlete, and friend, these muscles will define who he will become as a husband, father, friend and coworker. Guest David Thomas shares in simple yet profound detail how boys can develop the 3 R’s (Recognize, Regulate & Repair) -- Much like a car’s dashboard, they can pay attention to emotional signals that come along, and how the proper response can keep them from facing further damage down the road.
DR. MEG WITH GUEST DAVID THOMAS (Part 2)
Helping boys find their way to the full experience of being human and being fully masculine is what guest David Thomas is aiming for in all his work. Dr. Meg and David Thomas continue their candid conversation, discussing topics such as:
· What is the value of allowing your son to feel discomfort?
· Do violent video games have an effect on the emotions and actions of a boy?
· How does technology affect boys?
· The connection between “healthy risk” and why boys seem to be less passionate about masculine things than in the past generations
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