How Adolescent Males Can Develop a Healthy Sense of Masculinity

Healthy Sense of Masculinity

Pick up a magazine while in the checkout aisle of the supermarket and you’ll encounter images of beautiful women depicting their perfect lives and careers. It’s understandable why young girls can feel pressure to have the perfect bodies, healthy social lives, and excel in school. Some mental health professionals feel that the media is giving teen girls the wrong idea when it comes to entering womanhood. On the other hand, teen males also have expectations that are unhealthy and totally unrealistic. Masculinity just isn’t a topic that gets talked about in most households, so boys can look at movies, music, and their peers to discover what it means to be a man. ELEOS teen psychology offers other outlets for developing teen boys who want to talk about themselves, their lives, and their perceptions of masculinity. » Read more