Stoicism and Masculinity

“Told from a young age that boys don’t cry, many men are restricted by a culture that believes emotional openness and caring for your family are examples of girlishness”, Lola Okolosie asks “what is the cost to boys of our traditional view of masculinity?”

in the bbc magazine johnny Benjamin also asks what effects masculine cultures is having on young lives ” Perhaps we need to redefine the meaning of masculinity, stop telling males to “man up”, and start showing them that grown men do actually cry.”

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