Artwork for podcast The Confident Man Podcast
Our Identity as Men
Episode 10131st August 2022 • The Confident Man Podcast • David Maxwell
00:00:00 00:30:35

Share Episode

Shownotes

Find resources to help you grow as a man at David Maxwell Coaching

The definition of identity is "The condition of being oneself." The problem with many men is they aren't sure how to be themselves. Many grew up without a good example of a man so they are often figuring it out as they move through adulthood. They often live with a weight of insecurity and inwardly ask themselves, "Am I doing this right?" This insecurity is hurting men today because men without identity often hurt themselves, others, and society as a whole. We are digging into identity and why it is so important to us as men.

Why Identity is Important

  • As men, our identity is the foundation of everything  in our life
  • What you think of yourself is the foundation of how you live
  • The danger of this for many men is this was something modeled for them

The Danger of Group Identity

  • What many men do when they don't really have an identity is go looking for an identity
  • Any pack that brings recognition attracts men with no identity
  • Packs aren't bad for men
  • The good or bad of a pack is  based on the motivation of your pick
  • Men need to understand Similar vs Sameness

Why Don't Men Have an Identity?

  • Lack of contemplation
  • Overload of distractions
  • Outward scorecards

Think about your own identity this week

  • Do you own your identity? Do you have one?
  • Have you given control of your life to group identity or to some type of scorecard?


Follow

Links