Explains what a silent son is and examines the problems they commonly have to face, the reasons they do not experience a full range of emotions, and the ways their parents influence their lives
Originally published: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1993
"A Fireside book."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-234)
Are you a silent son? -- What kind of men are we? -- Where do you stand? -- The dysfunctional family: the battle within -- Boyhood: spirit versus silence -- Fathers and sons: our fathers who are in us -- Mothers and sons: don't talk about my mother! -- Relationships: that's the way I am -- "Are you listening to me?" what women say about us -- Parenting: our fathers never had to do these things -- Our jobs: occupation addiction, or mistress? -- Pain, power, peace and potential