Your challenge is not to avoid this stage (because it’s here to stay) but to navigate it consciously and ethically.
Trigger warning for mentions of suicide, domestic abuse, and rape. I do. I care about every boy that was ever called a fag or a pussy or a sissy for being emotional, or sensitive, or unathletic, or just not manly enough. I care about the boys who are afraid they’ll lose their manhood if they admit they […]