Humans were designed to live life in relationship with others. It’s intrinsic within us.
We need community, we need interaction. We crave the encouragement, accountability and support that comes with strong relationships- especially meaningful friendships with other men.
Unfortunately, we live in an age of isolation. Growth in technology has our heads down, looking at our phone, and earbuds in. Culture has communicated that success, money and power comes from rugged individualism. We celebrate one’s ability to stand alone.
We’re so averse to revealing that we need other people that we had to create the silly word “bromance” to describe this insane idea of actually being friends with other men. We’re scared of being called weak, or needy or clingy when we desire that companionship and camaraderie.Read More