The Healthy Masculinity of Ted Lasso | A Therapist Explains


A videoessay breaking down the masculinity in the apple tv show Ted Lasso, starring Jason Sudekis as a football coach. This analysis considers the healthy masculinity of characters such as Roy Kent, the developing masculinity of Jamie Tartt, as well as touching on the toxic masculinity of Rupert Mannion and Jamie's dad.

This show teaches a lot about how strength and sensitivity need not be in opposition to each other, but actually work together to empower a person.

My Little Thought Tree is my channel for drawing out the deeper meaning and emotion in film, TV, and the world at large through relaxed, analytical video essays. I am a professional counsellor and often draw on my psychology and therapy background to better understand characters, themes, and emotion in fiction.

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