41 min

Gay Men Choosing Connection Over Perfection Gay Men's Life Lab with Buck Dodson

    • Mental Health

Perfectionism runs rampant in the gay, bi and queer male communities. Striving to the “best little boy in the world” is a strategy many of us use to cope with the shame, invalidation and rejection from growing up gay.  It’s time to set ourselves free so let’s start by addressing the root cause – our need for connection. 
Check out this episode to learn… 
Signs of perfectionism as well as over-achieving, over-functioning and people-pleasingHow our unmet needs for connection drive perfectionism and over-functioningWhy these strategies were “helpful” to us as gay boys The role of ‘doing mode’ vs ‘being mode’ Why choosing connection is the antidote to perfectionHow we use perfectionism to cope with the uncertainty of the human experience
About Buck Dodson, Host

Learn more about me and how I help gay men like you live and love well by visiting www.buckdodson.com and following me on Instagram and Facebook. 
If you found this episode helpful, please ‘gay it forward’ by subscribing and leaving a quick review and rating. This helps more gay men find Gay Men’s Life Lab! 
Thanks!
Buck

Perfectionism runs rampant in the gay, bi and queer male communities. Striving to the “best little boy in the world” is a strategy many of us use to cope with the shame, invalidation and rejection from growing up gay.  It’s time to set ourselves free so let’s start by addressing the root cause – our need for connection. 
Check out this episode to learn… 
Signs of perfectionism as well as over-achieving, over-functioning and people-pleasingHow our unmet needs for connection drive perfectionism and over-functioningWhy these strategies were “helpful” to us as gay boys The role of ‘doing mode’ vs ‘being mode’ Why choosing connection is the antidote to perfectionHow we use perfectionism to cope with the uncertainty of the human experience
About Buck Dodson, Host

Learn more about me and how I help gay men like you live and love well by visiting www.buckdodson.com and following me on Instagram and Facebook. 
If you found this episode helpful, please ‘gay it forward’ by subscribing and leaving a quick review and rating. This helps more gay men find Gay Men’s Life Lab! 
Thanks!
Buck

41 min