Male friendship struggles deeply with ritual, minus maybe two key slots

Look at the above image. It’s from Eric Barker’s newsletter. He’s trying to pre-sell a new book about emotionally-intelligent friendships, so he’s been writing about that for a second. Now, I’ve also written a literal metric poop-ton on male friendships over the last 2–3 years, which nicely rolls up with a period where I’ve lost a good chunk and gained a few others…

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Ted Bauer

Ted Bauer

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NYC boy down in TX right now. Writing about work, management, leadership, friendships, relationships, and just general life. Let’s connect and talk more.