The Harry’s Masculinity Report, USA Dr. John Schinnerer TheEvolvedCaveman.com GuideToSelf.com Executive Summary: A recent study looked at which factors are the most important for wellbeing and happiness for American men. Answers from 5,000 men indicate that happiness is predicated on the following (ini order of […]
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How Does Man Box Culture Affect Our Relationships as Men?
How does being brought up in the Man Box Culture affect us as grown men in relationship? There are a variety of possible implications based on the unspoken rules we learn as boys. Some of these rules include “men don’t feel”, “men are invulnerable”, “men […]
What Is The Man Box Culture?
Men are described by middle school and high school males as aggressive, responsible, mean, tough, angry, successful, strong, in control, active, smart and dominant over women.
When men step out of the box, we get put back in the box (usually by other men) via physical intimidation or name-calling… sissy, gay, fag, wimp, pussy, bitch, baby, loser, nerd, girl, wuss, punk, mama’s boy, geek and so on.
The problem? The way we are socialized is cutting us off from the possibility of happiness and damaging our romantic relationships.