Teaching a boy to become a man

THINGS BOYS CAN DO TO BECOME MEN

by Kareem Abdul Jabbar

 

1.  Learn who you are as an individual

2.  Stand up for yourself and beliefs

3.  Avoid a physical fight if you can (see note**)

4.  Play a team sport

5.  Be independent

6.  Fight your fear of the unknown

7.  Listen to advice

8.  Be politically aware

9.  Be patient in love

10.  Stay fit

11.  Question authority

  Good stuff.  Anything he left off?