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The Catholic Gentleman Podcast - Sam Guzman EPISODE 7, 15th April 2020
Ep. 7: Leaving Boyhood Behind with Jason Craig

Ep. 7: Leaving Boyhood Behind with Jason Craig

What does it mean to be a man? How does a boy become a man? These questions are relevant to every man today.

In this episode, I'm joined by Jason Craig, a farmer, author, men's leader, and convert to Catholicism who writes frequently about the transition from boyhood to manhood. Jason is the author of "Leaving Boyhood Behind, " and he lives and works on his dairy farm in rural North Carolina with his wife and children.

In this episode we discuss:

  • Whether or not manhood is a biological reality
  • How becoming a man is a little like dying
  • Marks of successful transition to manhood
  • The importance of initiation rituals
  • What to do if you never had initiation rituals in your life
  • How to push your sons without wounding them
  • How to help your sons transition to manhood
  • And more...