59: Connor Beaton on Masculinity, Self-Growth, and Forgiveness

Welcome to Episode 59 of The Madhappy Podcast. This week we are excited to welcome Connor Beaton onto the show to learn more about the inspiration behind his podcast, Man Talks, and his personal mental health story. We kick off the episode as Connor shares about his experiences growing up with divorced parents (2:29), before the group gets into a conversation about the power of a father figure (7:21). Connor opens up about the pain that he used to associate with masculinity (9:55) and how he has worked to confront his prior notions on masculinity and understand self-forgiveness (24:26) to lead a more healthy life (27:26). Mason & Peiman ask Connor to share more about his goals and the purpose behind his podcast Man Talks (34:16) before the group wraps up with a conversation about the importance of fostering conversations between men to share emotions and feelings on a consistent basis (36:25). We talk about some serious topics on this show. We are not professionals and are not giving advice. If you or someone you know needs help, please text start to 741741 and for additional resources please visit LocalOptimist.com/Get-Help The Madhappy Podcast is for informational and entertainment purposes only and is not a replacement for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Follow us: @Madhappy | @LocalOptimist Visit us: Madhappy.com | LocalOptimist.com

by The Madhappy Podcast