Because you have to prove your masculinity all the time.
Often, I’m anxious and irritable.
I get angry easily.
Sometimes, I try to avoid uncomfortable emotions.
Many Men Have a Hard Time Asking For Support
One of the unique challenges involved with men’s issues and therapy is how difficult it often is for men to reach out to a therapist in the first place. We get it, it’s hard to ask for help. But it simply isn’t true that asking for help means that you are weak or have failed in any way. Actually, allowing yourself to be vulnerable enough to lean on someone else when you need it shows courage and strength.
What it means to “be a man” in Baltimore today…
Unfortunately, some of the more traditional messages about what it means to “be a man” have influenced how a lot of men handle their emotions. Many men have developed long-standing defenses and other ways of coping with the challenges in their lives that interfere with their ability to enjoy satisfying relationships, realize their goals, and fully experience their lives. For example, many men may become angry or irritable or avoidant instead of dealing with the things that bother them.
Common Reasons Men Come to Therapy
Anger and Irritability
Trouble Showing Intimacy and Affection
Men’s Therapy is a Non-Judgemental Place for Men to Express Their Emotions
Begin Men’s Therapy in Baltimore, MD
If you are a Baltimore man looking for a safe place to work on yourself and learn to express your emotions in a healthy way, we can help. To begin men’s therapy in our Baltimore counseling office, please follow these steps:
- Contact us using our appointment request form.
- Meet with our understanding therapists.
- Begin men’s therapy and learn the tools needed to live a very fulfilling life.
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