Aug 13, 2019
In this episode, Hailey and Ronnie tackle the important topic of
aggression and how it manifests in our culture, on the field, and
within gender dynamics. Listen in as they get personal on this
issue, revealing relatable experiences, personal revelations, and
“For some people, even though it’s (just) aggression, we don’t
know how big it can be.” - Ronnie
“A lot of times, in aggression, it can be so overwhelming that
we don’t understand what emotions are going to come out.” -
“Meeting aggression with defensiveness, meeting aggression with
more aggression, meeting aggression with any type of pushback, to
me, only ignites the flame.” - Hailey
“A lot of the times it’s the things we don’t understand that
become the things that trip us up.” -Ronnie
dynamic of aggression between the genders
we allow aggression to overtake decisions, even though we know
those decisions are potentially toxic
to handle the aggression of others when confronted with
people’s aggressive behavior is about them, and not
the repression of emotions (in men, particularly) can lead to
greater and more uncontrollable displays of aggression, and why
true vulnerability is key.
athletes especially need to draw healthy barriers between
aggression on the field and in their lives.
if your aggression is too much, it’s good to seek medical
importance of therapy, and how essential it is for men to open
themselves to the benefits of psychological treatment without
feeling shame or embarrassment.
importance of finding productive ways to release
curiosity can be a potent gateway to transformation.
vital it is to remember we are all human.