When it comes to relationships, not just the romantic ones, but in every interaction we have with each other, what is it that we’re really looking for, and why do we engage in certain risky or abusive behaviours that in fact take us further away from what true love is? Could a deeper understanding of intimacy, true love and connection be all we need? From sexuality, pornography, to bullying, this section explores the answers to these questions and more…
Sex and Relationships
Men give their perspective on what intimacy means to them
What does intimacy mean to men? Men traditionally associate intimacy with sex but in fact it is an essential component of all our interactions and expression. It is incumbent upon men to remain open and honouring of ourselves first, before we seek intimacy with others.
Embracing the hug
When it comes to hugging, do you embrace it or does it scare you to your inner core? A hug can tell us more in three seconds than half an hour of dialogue could ever accomplish.
Sexual relief or making love: men talk
Read of the experience of a group of men discussing what making love means, what they have come to understand, and how it is quite different to sexual relief.
Healthy relationships – do brownie points really add up?
Why do men seek approval from their partners? Do ‘Brownie Points’ really add up? Could taking personal responsibility be the foundation for building connection in relationships.
Let's talk about porn
We have made porn normal but is it really? Stephen Gammack asks some rather pressing questions about an industry that is now as accessible as home delivered pizza – and is probably unhealthier for our being.
My relationship with women – a man’s perspective
Andrew Mooney spent his life rejecting the stereotypical image of a man most of us are sold. But in time he realised that who he had become was not exactly embracing true manhood either. This is his story….
Real men don’t cry
Real men don’t cry, but the suicide statistics are telling us a different story – that perhaps it is time to question our male role models.
Five reasons why men use porn
Five reasons why men use porn – and it is not what you might think
Checkpoints – A story of drugs, alcohol, violence, love and responsibility
Mark Twist had a traumatic childhood, tarnished by domestic violence, drugs, and alcohol abuse. Is it possible to change your life from such an upbringing? Mark Twist shares how – by taking responsibility.
Domestic violence – time to drop the defence and look at the facts
Domestic Violence in Australia is one of the hot topics of our times. The Statistics infer that it is for the most part a gender-based issue. It is time to drop our guards as men and consider what this means in regards to the way we see ourselves and the roles we think we need to play.