Author Archives: Neil Stott

E = Encouragement

As part of the Acronym for R.E.S.P.E.C.T let’s go to E = Encouragement There are plenty of knockers in the world. One of the things that Aussies are noted for (and not in a good way) is we are the … Continue reading

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R = Red Flags

As part of the Acronym for R.E.S.P.E.C.T let’s start at R = Red Flags At the core of family violence is power and control. There may not be violence present and the perpetrator may present as charming, affable and on … Continue reading

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12 Traits of The Man of God

Such a good list. Comments please.

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More conversation on “toxic masculinity”

Unfortunately to the average Aussie male (and males in other countries), the term “toxic masculinity” is heard as “masculinity is toxic”. This failure of communication brings such strident and strong resistance that those of us who are committed to reducing … Continue reading

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How “Toxic Masculinity” fails the pub test

A firestorm has erupted over the last week with Gillette releasing an ad which portrays aspects of “toxic masculinity” and then a call to men to do better. In the same week, the American Psychology Assoication (APA) released a comprehensive … Continue reading

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