Depresculinity

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Depresculinity: A New Kind of Depression in Men

You always knew there ought to be a name for it - the state of mind suffered only by men, related to women and or work... and not be fully living. I have a word to coin. One that's likely been in your life at some point, if only for a day, or a week, or a month. It blocked your ability to meet women, but not to be out and about socially. It thwarted your sense of pride in your work, but not enough to prevent you from getting out of bed every morning to take the bus to that office cubicle.

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 @WomensHealthMag: "My favorite thing to do on Saturday is__." Read @menspsychology magazine "because, you know, I'm a dude." 07:06 PM - 01 Dec 12

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It seems like even Soul legends and sex symbols such as D'Angelo can feel a sense of inadequacy from time to time.

This article reveals that the great savior of U.S. soul and owner of a body women drooled over is now having problems living up to his stud status.

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The Only Real Science of Hope and "Optimism"

It's been a real juggernaut of personal growth technology lately for Men's Psychology Magazine, and we've diverted from the pure dating and relationship material for men for a few weeks (maybe we are overcompensating for the high-intensity programs about to happen in Berlin and London in the next few weeks - all about women, meeting them, communicating, body language, reading their behavior, attracting them, dating them, selecting them for fit to your life, deciding on girlfri

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Many a man finds himself defensive with a woman when the transition is upon us - the change from casual to committed in love, the choice between a better job and a better woman, and that raise and promotion versus not rocking the boat of friendship with one. Here's how to stop defensiveness in its tracks...

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If there's anything that's true about recent films, it's that they are coming closer and closer to explaining the real instincts that are so different between men and women. Maybe it's only those by the director of Wedding Crashers and the writers of The Hangover. Either way, the just-released movie, The Change-up sends a single man and married man into the other's role, with disastrous, but truly enlightening consequences no matter which you are in your own life.

 

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Rising to Power: The New Science of "The Zone"

Men are wired to worry about how they fare against other men. How do we stack up, and where do we fit in to the hierarchy? This ancient reflex makes perfect evolutionary sense. Consider that males, because of their larger body size and muscularity, hunted and killed in primitive times.

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