Relationships

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Boyhood experiences echo in adult relationships in many ways – especially if those experiences were unwanted or abusive. Add these to the relationship issues that all men have to deal with, and things can get confusing and seem too complicated.

So if you have lots of questions about relationships, that’s no surprise. This section has some answers and ways to start creating the kinds of relationships you deserve in your life.

Keep in mind that other childhood experiences may contribute to relationship challenges and troubles. These can include harsh disciplining by parents, emotional or physical abuse, death of a parent or other close person, and various other experiences of neglect or betrayal by important people in one’s life. See Caution: It’s Not All About the Sexual Experiences.

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