The UNcivilized Podcast

| Sep 03, 2020

How to be whole as a man with Robert Masters

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If you are a man, this is an episode you cannot miss, because it’s dedicated to us.
We usually see pain, vulnerability and anger as a negative, but what happens when we use it to heal? Today's guest is an author who has wisely put his knowledge into books to help others and he will help us answer this question. I am talking about the true master; Robert Masters. We dove into intimacy, grief, sex and wounds; we also talked about the divisions we have as a country, why vulnerability is allowed in man, and why unexpressing our grief is so destructive.

About Robert Masters

Robert Augustus Masters, PhD, is a relationship expert, an integral psychotherapist, and a psychospiritual guide and trainer, with a doctorate in psychology. He is the cofounder, with his wife Diane, of the Masters Center for Transformation (MCT), a school featuring relationally-rooted psychospiritual work devoted to deep healing and fully embodied awakening. A substantial portion of his work involves training MCT practitioners. He is also the author of many books, including Transformation Through Intimacy, Spiritual Bypassing, Emotional Intimacy, and To Be a Man.
His uniquely integral, intuitive work, which he developed over the past thirty-five years, dynamically blends the psychological and physical with the spiritual, emphasizing full-blooded embodiment, authenticity, emotional openness and literacy, deep shadow work, and the development of relational maturity.

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What you'll hear

2:02 Robert's perspective about what's going on in America recently with Covid-19 and racial divide.
5:18 Diving into the meaning of "The depths of shadow"
6:46 The narcissism present in men and women.
7:47 Men and the unexpressed grief.
15:58 Using grief as a healing emotion.
19:32 Shame as a grief blocker.
22:16 The consequences of not getting over shame
25:14 Robert's advices for women about trying to change a man.
27:05 Robert's thoughts about a man's emotional literacy and consciousness.
27:47 Robert's perspective about the nature of relationship and marriage.
29:36 What does "Eroticize runes" mean.
31:52 The conditioning in the human being.
35:32 Robert and Traver talks about the idea of growth
38:11 Why Robert thinks men seek his help.
39:18 The more poignant conversations that couples bring to Robert during lockdown.
42:10 Why Robert thinks vulnerability opens doors
43:39 The depths of the word "Safety".
45:33 The importance of safety in a relationship.
47:07 Robert talks about aggression and anger.
49:29 How to handle anger skillfully.
51:23 The power of men coming together.
52:48 What is coming up for Robert.

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