Men go through numerous challenges throughout our lives, and many of these are not acknowledged or treated with the gravity they deserve. Men also deal with conflicting and often overwhelming expectations from society and those around us, and are often expected to stifle or ignore our emotions. In therapy, we can develop better understandings of these expectations and judgments and choose which to keep and which to let go of. We can also develop better understandings of ourselves as men.
There is so much that can happen in our lives that we struggle to continue to carry with us, and sometimes we might just feel down and out without a concrete cause. In therapy, we can learn what weights drag us down and how to leave these behind us; we can learn the power of our thoughts and how they influence our moods, and we can take steps to improve our lives, moods, and relationships with others.
The world is constantly changing, and that change feels more and more rapid as we become more connected to one another and the world around us. This can be overwhelming and exhausting, but it doesn't have to be. In therapy, we can learn to let go of stress and appreciate the moment and those around us more fully. We can examine the thought patterns that hold us back and take power over them, and learn to recognize when we are pushing on walls that cannot be pushed.