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Men Mateship marriage

More about Men, Mateship, Marriage, Exploring Macho Myths and
the Way Forward

Part 1: Marriage and masculinity

  1. What makes a man?
  2. Locating masculinity in the Australian context
  3. The male mateship myth


Part 2: Mateship and marriage in Australia

  1. Men and the challenges of marriage
  2. Finding a mate: courtship and marriage
  3. Companionship and self-disclosure
  4. Building a nest
  5. Men as fathers


Part 3: Mates facing uncertainty

  1. Marriage is good for you
  2. Divorce damage and the future of marriage

The way forward