Thanks for sharing your thoughts, Ed. The “pop psychology” stereotype of the man box is not only backed up by significant research but also confirmed in my own life experience and the experiences of the men and women whom I have shared stories with over the course of a lifetime. This man box narrative resonates far too deeply for it to be dismissed. You are absolutely right that men and women are infinitely diverse creatures. The problem is we bully and shame them to conform. To say otherwise is to deny our own lives and experiences.

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