The Transition from Boy to Man
The transition from boy to man is an epic time in the lives of our sons. As fathers, it’s our job to teach them what it means to be a man as they close the chapter on childhood and embark on the next stage of life as an adult.
In recent episodes, I talked about a rite of passage experience I created for my 11-year-old son, Mason. He hiked with me and the Elite Elevation Dad Edge Mastermind to the top of Mount Quandary in Breckenridge Colorado. I also shared the letter I read to him about The Pillars of Manhood when we reached the summit.
Today, Mason is here to share his perspective of what it was like to take on such a tough physical and mental challenge, how he felt among a tribe of men, and the life lessons that he will carry into manhood.
Mason Tells Us:
- What it was like to start the hike in the dark at 3 a.m.
- Logistics of pooping and peeing when there is no cover
- What it felt like to get to the top of the mountain
- What happened when he told his friends he completed a eleven-and-a-half hour, 14,265 feet hike
- The pillars of being a young man
- How Mason uses a practice of gratitude to get over anxiety and depression
- Modern dating culture in elementary school
- Thoughts on friendship
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