Young men in crisis may not be crying out for help, but it’s desperately needed

“Boys don’t cry, or at least they’re not supposed to.  Yes, the old, unreconstructed machismo that was once all too synonymous with being a man has been partly driven back; men are more likely to open up and talk about their feelings.  But discussing anxiety, depression and mental distress is still seen as weak or unmanly; the pressure to “man up” and “stop being such a woman” remains pervasive.  And let’s be frank: these expectations are killing all too many men.”

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Source: The Guardian

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