When my son was born, I looked down on him in wonder. He responded by sending a stream of urine up
my arm. While funny in the moment, this wasn't unlike how I'd treated my own father. Even well into my
twenties, I lived like a boy.
Wanting something better for my son, I became a student of manhood. What I uncovered—the five marks of a
man—are the primal code every man of consequence in history has lived by.
What separates men from boys isn't age, relationship status, or career aspirations. The difference is in
how they live. Boys live passively, men live intentionally.
In a world that needs courageous manhood now more than ever, the five marks provide an accessible path