Emotional Intelligence

Save Our Sons’ Emotional Intelligence: What Dads Can Do NOW! By Mark Green and Dr. Saliha Bava (The Good Men Project)
Action items for dads to increase sons' emotional range

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Boys Don’t Cry…Or Do They?? By Connie Grier (The Good Men Project)
Ways to engage boys to develop a health range of emotional expression

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How to Avoid Raising a Bully: 3 Action Items You Can Try Today by Mark Greene (The Good Men Project)
Article on the link between encouraging emotional intelligence and reducing bullying

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How to Build Emotional Intelligence in Your Child by Anna Partridge (Huffington Post)
Accessible strategies to foster emotional intelligence in young children

Encouraging Emotional Intelligence in Boys by Jennifer Fink (buildingboys.net)
Article discussing the basics of emotional intelligence and fostering it in boys

Emotional Portraits Show What Real Men Cry And Real Women Laugh Like by Justina Bakutye (Washington Post)
Photography project contrasting images of men crying and women laughing

Teaching Men to Be Emotionally Honest by Andrew Reiner (New York Times)
Article on young men and limits of masculine culture

Teaching Teenagers to Develop Their Emotional Intelligence by Marc Brackett, Diana Divecha and Robin Stern (Harvard Business Review)
Article discussing business benefits of emotionally intelligent teens

Why Teenage Boys Do Stupid Things by Jessica Firger (CBS News)
News article discussing biological reasons for male teen decision making


How Young Men Can Deal With The Stresses Of Peer Pressure by Stanley Popovich (The Good Men Project)
Easy suggestions for boys to manage peer pressure

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11 Words You Need to Teach Your Son Before He Turns 6 by Joanna Schroeder (The Good Men Project)
Accessible checklist of language tools to help empower young boys

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5 Steps To Nurture Emotional Intelligence in Your Child (Aha! Parenting)
5 easy steps to foster emotional intelligence in children

Peer Pressure: Its Influence on Teens and Decision Making (scholastic.com)
Teen-focused article on the science behind peer pressure

Teens and Decision Making: What Brain Science Reveals (scholastic.com)
Teen-friendly article on brain development and strategies for managing impulses

Peer Pressure (Young Men's Health, Boston Children's Hospital)
Definitions and strategies for coping with peer pressure

Big Boys Do Cry by Ron Huxley, LMFT (El Paso Center for Mental Health/Intellectual Disabilities)
Strategies to foster emotional intelligence in young men

10 Tips To Help Your Child With Anger (Aha! Parenting)
Accessible tips to encourage children to process anger in healthy ways