To My Son: Men Have to ‘Allow Ourselves to Be Loved’

Dear Elijah, The other day, I called a friend who I heard was going through a hard time. “Hey, man,” I said. “Hey.” “How’s it going?” “Good, good,” he answered. (He wasn’t good.) “How’re you?” “Good!” (I was so-so.) We chatted for a few minutes about what each of us was doing with our days, […]