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LeRon L. Barton is a writer from Kansas City, Mo that currently resides in San Francisco, Ca. He has been writing poetry, screenplays, and short stories since he was way young. LeRon’s essays have appeared in SalonThe Good Men ProjectThose PeopleAlternet,SF BayviewBuzzfeedGorilla Convict, and Elephant Journal. His first book, Straight Dope: A 360 degree look into American drug culture was released in Feb 2013. LeRon’s new book, All We Really Need Is Love: Stories of dating, relationships, heartbreak, and marriage is available at Amazon.

Recently, Mr. Barton was on our show talking about his article MEN AND THE NEED TO BE VULNERABLE.

During our conversation, Mr. Barton talked about:

– Why he wrote about the this subject
– The importance of the question “What if we just let men be free from all the identity destroying expectations we have placed on manhood?”
– Some his manhood journey
– When he became vulnerable did he loss his male friends?
– “Many men need to leave the garden of adolenscense (boyhood) and step into adulthood.”
– The need for men to have fellowship with other men
– Why he cannot stand the terms like “Man Up”, “Boys don’t cry”
– The first time he saw a man tell another man “I love you”
– Some of the root causes of men not being vulnerable
– Suggestion on how men can become vulnerable
– What is society going to be like if men cannot be more vulnerable? What is society going to be like if men become more vulnerable?

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Dr. Vibe