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How do men find moral mentors outside of a church?

There are programs for kids, and plenty of programs within churches to help a person grow, but where can an adult man go to be mentored by morally strong men? Does anything like that even exist?

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Well you could always go to a counselor. They're there just for that reason... to guide you. You already have the morals inside you... most morals are natural to humans. It sounds like you just need someone to help you sort out some thoughts in your head. Once you're strong enough, you won't need anyone to guide you, you'll be able to guide yourself.

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Pretty much every city in the US and Canada has a "Welcome to..." sign. And what else is on that sign? All the different fraternal and civic organizations that serve that community. Yes, some are religious based, but others are strictly secular and still serve an important function to the community.

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You will know that answer yourself. Whom do you admire and respect? Go with your instincts. Ask questions of a teacher, coach, even a friends father. It only has to "feel right" to you.

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Yes, my church has this thing called RPM's which stands for real powerful men (of God). It is held every Monday night, but I guess it depends on where you live.

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I don't know the answer to your question. But I did want to say it is a great question. There are all kinds of support and mentoring groups for women and kids and that's great. But there isn't much for men because in our society men are taught that they must be able to handle everything that comes their way in life on their own.

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Thank you! This question is for my bf who is struggling. His own father, while intelligent and accomplished, was a lousy husband, very self centered and morally inept. My bf's work environment is not an option. He thinks he should be able to do it on his own, like you mentioned, but I KNOW how vital strong women were to me in shaping my moral compass, and I KNOW men need that too.
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Right here, what's your problem?

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:) Not for me, I am a female
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Fraternities and service organizations like Lions Club and maybe Masonic lodges although I'm not sure about that one.

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There are many groups and individuals committed to mentoring men.
Check these out.

http://www.promisekeepers.org/

http://www.cbmc.com/

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Morality is based on the foundation of The Ten Commandments so if you are looking for goodness outside of that then you are probably thinking of the standard called relativistic ethics. Don't know right off where you would look, atheistic lawyers, teachers and business men I would guess

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So before Moses morality didn't exist?
I think the 10 commandments are a great foundation for morality. But Morality is not based on them. It can be. It hasn't always been and people can have moral beliefs with other foundations.
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From the Garden of Eden humans have always understood the moral law or 10 Commandments which are the laws of the whole Universe. The only reason God wrote them in stone was because after 400 years of slavery the family chosen to guard the future of Christianity had lost sight of the framework of its principles.
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