Bromance 101: Navigating Friendship in the Internet Age With Matt Ritter and Aaron Karo

Bromance 101: Navigating Friendship in the Internet Age With Matt Ritter and Aaron Karo

Bromance 101: Navigating Friendship in the Internet Age With Matt Ritter and Aaron Karo

The Man Enough Podcast - May 8, 2023 - 1:16:35

Comedians and “friendship experts'' Matt Ritter and Aaron Karo bring an insightful and hilarious conversation, tackling the modern crisis of male friendship. Learn the secret to their 30-year bond and discover tips to forge strong connections (19:52), embrace vulnerability (26:00), handle friend breakups (56:05), and diversify your circle (43:36). With less than 12% of men reporting having a close friend, there’s a huge need to get better at building and sustaining meaningful connections Join us for this candid and humorous conversation on the importance of male friendship and the power of positive relationships.Sign up for the Man Enough newsletter to get full video episodes and positive masculinity news every Monday: Man Enough Podcast is produced by Wayfarer Studios and presented by Procter and Gamble, in partnership with Cadence13, an Audacy company.Timecodes: 00:00 - If men aren't comfortable saying "I Love You", just say "Thank You."07:30 - When was the last time Matt & Aaron didn't feel enough?11:15 - How to challenge your friends without trying to change them19:52 - Making new friends as a man26:00 - Check in on your friends36:25 - Is it ever okay to flirt in the gym?43:36 - The significance of a diverse friend group53:18 - Finding common interests with new friends 56:05 - Friendship breakups and ghosting friends01:05:34 - Why Matt & Aaron love each other01:11:55 - What does it mean to be man enough?About Aaron Karo & Matt Ritter After three decades of friendship comedians Matt Ritter and Aaron Karo are friendship experts. Each year they award a gigantic Man of the Year trophy to one of their childhood friends – a tradition that has kept their crew going strong for 35 years. Matt and Aaron have an everyman approach to friendship and holding your male friends close and strengthening those relationships while encouraging them to be better humans. Support Man of the Year PodcastOn their podcast, Man of the Year, comedians and friendship experts Matt Ritter and Aaron Karo will help you make new friends, reconnect with old ones, and build lifelong social fitness. The country is currently facing a friendship recession – 15% of men report having zero close friends – and they’re on a mission to change that with tips, hacks, and decades of hilarious stories.Guest Social Links: Matt RitterIG: @mattritter1Twitter:@mattritter1Aaron KaroIG: @aaronkaroTwitter: @AaronkaroSpecial ThanksThank you LMNT for supporting our show!Head to to get a free LMNT sample pack with any purchase.Support Man Enough Man Enough Newsletter: Enough book: Will Be Human book: Follow The HostsLiz Plank Heath Rivas: › podcast › brown-enough#boys #men #masculinity #friends #bromance #relationships #manoftheyear #bff #genz #internet #irl

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