Guiding a son through male socialization processes that tend to numb his sensitivities and disconnect him from his caring and nurturant spirit is still a major challenge for parents.
Part of the "Working with Fathers: Methods and Perspectives" column published by Family Information Services (Minneapolis, MN) and here published with their generous permission..
Palm, Glen F., "Working with Fathers...Raising the Next Generation of Fathers" (1994). Child and Family Studies Faculty Publications. 13.