is a professor of counseling and co-director and founder of the Center for Boys and Men at California State University, Fullerton. A fellow of the American Psychological Association, he specializes in educating helping professionals about the mental-health needs of men.
Often, men are driven by the pursuit of money and measure their self-worth by money made and spent. Money affects almost all facets of a man’s life. Fears of not being a good enough breadwinner are part of a man’s subjective experience. The inner lives of men and their relationship to money are often unexamined and play out in some inauthentic ways.