By Brendan Tapley
If we're lucky, our relationships become the best classes we can enroll in-and our husband or wife our most transformative teacher. Real intimacy, after all, is a powerful mirror, and often what our partner reflects back to us are the qualities we have long desired in order to become more balanced, whole and authentic. In that spirit, what follows are 10 things men can teach women. Not the typical inventory of boardroom strategies, this list instead examines the deeper ways men shape themselves that in turn may help keep you in better shape.
Men are routinely criticized for putting themselves and their interests first, but this criticism is often leveled by women who have been wrongly taught that personal passions detract from others-where their attention should be focused. Self-focus, unlike selfishness, is guided by a healthy desire to fill one's well. A well that, when full, not only leads to a richer experience of living but also will