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How To Become Forte Strong

By mattheW arrinGton


We all know of a young man who is addicted to video games. Maybe he has failed out of college, or quit going altogether. He probably stays up all night playing games, wakes up at 1PM the next day, and lives a pretty unproductive life. He is actually extremely smart and has limitless potential. Despite those smarts however, he is most likely socially awkward, unconfident and stuck in a rut. He is your son, your nephew, your neighbor or another young man you know. He is “failing to launch.” Failure to launch is defined as the inability for young adults to leave the comfort of their parents’ home and live an independent life on their own. Forte Strong is a St. George-based program for young men typically between the ages of 18 to 26 that addresses the growing problem of young men experiencing failure to launch. Many young men today are having issues leaving their parents’ house and finding their own independence. Current statistics show that nationwide over 21.6 million young adults fall into this category.* Founded in 2011 to fill a noticeable gap in the world of independent and transitional programs, Forte Strong offers help for young men that wasn’t previously easy to find. Founders Brook Price and

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