MEN, MASCULINITY & MARRIAGE


Dave Lopez is a former U.S. Navy SEAL who currently conducts global missions with Operation Underground Railroad, a nonprofit organization comprised of retired special ops guys that rescue children from sexual slavery.

Why am I having this man on a marriage podcast? Because he exemplifies true masculinity - NOT because of his big muscles, charming personality or dashing good looks, and NOT because he’s a total badass Navy SEAL, capable of handling the world’s most dangerous situations and people; it’s because he is a complete gentleman, a man of integrity, a man pure of heart, and a man that knows TRUE masculinity, what it means, and how to live it.

In this episode, Dave and I talk about men, masculinity, and marriage.

Show Notes:

[01:02]

All about Dave

[03:50]

Dave describes what true masculinity is and what drives his passion on the subject of masculinity.

[08:06]

Dave tells us where he learned masculinity, and then how his time as a Navy SEAL changed and shaped his identity and masculinity.

[18:27]

Dave describes what masculinity and creating his self-identity has done for him and how it’s given him peace.

[32:46]

• In marriage, women can suffer low self-esteem and low self-worth because of mistreatment from their partner.

• Dave explains what happens to the male psyche and their behavior when mistreated in marriage, and how this all affects a man’s ability to be a good leader and remain masculine.

What women do to dampen a man’s masculinity.

[48:49]

Dave speaks directly to men in regards to masculinity, love, and relationship.

[51:34]

Find out what made this former Navy SEAL cry recently, hear advice he has for men regarding stress management, and he drops his favorite quote ( it’s a good one!!!).

Episode Resources:

Dave's Facebook

Dave Lopez Instagram

Operation Underground Railroad

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