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    GQ | Thomas Page McBee | 2/2/21 | 20 min
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    • DellwoodBarker
      Top reader this weekScribe
      3 weeks ago

      Very Good Read.

      Firstly, an opening with a hearty laugh here: the line about his wife walking by with cereal and giving him an eye made me Lol.

      Lots of great possible excerpts here to highlight regarding “changing the world one man at a time “; “small victories”; the effectiveness vs cultural appropriation.

      This Really Stood Out to me as the nth degree Positive:

      “If you go home and you're present with your kids in a way that you never have been before, that's enough. If the abuse stops, that’s enough… That’s generational healing, bro. This is the long game.”

      I have an inherent aversion to groups - I always observe the potential for cult-like behaviors or individuals to become so identified with a group that they feel they cannot step away or do a solo healing; however when groups like this or AA etc are helping it is hard to deny the benefits and seeds planted in our world for change. I Imagine a lot of my aversion to groups is born out of growing up in church and the long term mental/emotional/spiritual cobwebs that have been extracted as a result.

      The inclusion of multiple trans-persons (including the narrator) perspectives in this article is refreshing.

    • Pegeen
      Reading streakScoutScribe
      3 weeks ago

      Very interesting article.