If the “guy upbringing” suppresses our relational capacities (which include emotional self regulation) resulting in social isolation, the science is pretty clear on what happens. You die at an earlier age.

As far as I can tell, the enforcement of traditional masculinity is not a recipe for emotional self regulation. It’s a recipe for emotional stoicism punctuated by bursts of anger.

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Author THE LITTLE #METOO BOOK FOR MEN https://www.amazon.com/dp/0983466963 Writer/speaker on inclusion, masculinity. BBC, New York Times- http://remakingmanhood

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