Men Caging Ourselves In
Posted by BroadBlogs
By Lawrence Santiago
All my life I’ve seen guys put on a “tough guy” façade that we are encouraged, or pressured, to create.
When we are little boys we’re told “Don’t cry!”
In kindergarten we flex our muscles and pretend to be strong. We are teased by both men and other boys if we don’t act tough enough. After puberty we are pressured to do risky things that could kill us, just to prove our manhood. Read the rest of this entry →
Posted in men, psychology
Tags: male psychology, male socialization, the guy code, tough guise, tough guys