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Rick Belden
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Exploring men's issues, masculine psychology, and recovery from abuse via poetry, essay, and art
Exploring men's issues, masculine psychology, and recovery from abuse via poetry, essay, and art

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I had a great conversation about men, grief, and feelings this morning on The Matt Townsend Show. Here's a direct link to my segment:

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I'm very pleased to announce that the new book "Insideman: Pioneering Stories About Men and Boys" is now available at Amazon. I'm one of forty men who each contributed a chapter. I hope you'll check it out.

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My debut post on the new HuffPost UK Men site is "What If He Cries?".

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New reader review of my first book: "His stunning imagery will shake your assumptions about the male psyche. As a female therapist, I often refer the book to male clients and the women who love them."

#masculinity

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My book Iron Man Family Outing has been listed as one of four books in the "Masculinity" category on the Open Deep and True Gift Guide and Reading List posted by Tom Kelley last week. Quite pleased to see my book recommended alongside popular and esteemed works on the subject of masculinity from Robert Bly, David Deida, and Robert Moore.

#masculinity

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My impromptu conversation (via Twitter) on Thanksgiving with Dan Bolton, a psychotherapist who specializes in working with men, inspired him to write a post about some of the issues and resistances encountered by those of us attempting to bring focus and attention to unique aspects of the male experience.


#masculinity   #psychology  

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Countdown to International Men's Day (Nov 19): Psychologist Chris Blazina talks with poet and author Rick Belden about his book "Iron Man Family Outing: Poems about Transition into a More Conscious Manhood".

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Great new reader review at Amazon for my first book, Iron Man Family Outing: "Rick's book could serve as a template for any man (or woman) who wants to do the hard work of recovery and resilience-building from toxic childhood stress."

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An excerpt from my post "I Am a Highly Sensitive Man" is included in this recent article by Douglas Eby, who writes often on topics of interest to the Highly Sensitive Person (HSP).

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My article "A mini dreamwork primer" is featured today on the Beyond Meds website.
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