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109: No More Mr. Nice Guy | Dr. Robert Glover

If you’re anything like me, you’re a recovering “nice guy”, or maybe you still are a “nice guy.” A lot of men may hear that and wonder what’s wrong with being nice. There’s nothing wrong with being nice until it comes at the expense of your own well-being.

My guest today, author of the book No More Mr. Nice Guy, Dr. Robert Glover, joins me to talk about the myth of the nice guy, common negative symptoms the nice guy experiences, how to implement the “Healthy Male Rule,” and how you can eliminate the nice guy once and for all.

“When you’re comfortable in your own skin, people will be attracted to that.” Tweet That
— Dr. Robert Glover

Dr. Robert Glover

Robert GloverGuys, I was only recently introduced to my guest’s work just a couple months ago but, after reading his best-selling and controversial book, No More Mr. Nice Guy, I knew I had to get Dr. Robert Glover on the show.

This book spoke to me since I am a recovering nice guy as is Dr. Glover and, the strategies he shares in the book saved my life and saved my marriage.

This man has helped thousands of Nice Guys transform from behaving like these passive, victims to empowered, “integrated males.”

He’s got books, online classes, courses, groups, and workshops all designed to help men take a more assertive role in their lives and today he’s here to talk about overcoming the “Nice Guy Syndrome.”

“The brain in the average male doesn’t finish developing until age 25.” Tweet That
— Dr. Robert Glover

Show Highlights

  • What is the “Nice Guy Syndrome”
  • The “nice guy” myth and how we fall prey to it
  • Where this desire to be nice comes from
  • Common symptoms nice guys experience
  • 3 stages of the nice guy
  • DEER Response: Defend, Explain, Excuse, Rationalize
  • How to overcome being the nice guy
  • How to implement the Healthy Male Rule
  • What it means to be an “integrated man”
  • How to be more comfortable with who you are

No More. Mr Nice Guy

Feel the Fear and Do It Anyways

“Most of us are not really good at looking inward at ourselves.” Tweet That
— Dr. Robert Glover

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“When you live life on your terms, it just goes a hell of a lot better.” Tweet That
— Dr. Robert Glover

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