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Their dads were working or weren’t around, or maybe both parents were generally absent.According to the National Fatherhood Initiative, research shows that 24 million American children (34 percent) live absent their biological father and that kids who are living with their married, biological (or adoptive) parents are less likely to be poor, to use drugs, to experience educational, health, emotional and behavioral problems.There is little accommodation, culturally speaking, for not feeling self-confident or in control.“The man your man could smell like,” a recent video from the popular Old Spice online marketing campaign, stokes that low-self-confidence, from an olfactory level.One man confessed that he can only hold that facade up for so long, that image that tells others “everything’s fine and that I’ve got it all under control.” But it’s often the emotions that take control of the men on the inside, not the other way around.Many guys become slaves to our negative emotions, and end up designing our lives based on that fear and insecurity.You probably won’t get laid if you listen to the Old Spice guy.
Our lives would be better with six-pack abs and stronger orgasms or six-figure salaries and a happy wife, the advertising says. We know how we “should” be, and it seems everyone’s got an idea of what it means to be self-confident. Our head is swimming with millions of other people’s messages all clamoring for mental airtime, and it’s quite distracting when we need to be trying to tune into our own inner knowing instead.