The more I work with men to address their porn use, the more I recognize how strongly it parallels emotional eating behaviors in women.
“If women sexually harass us, it’s seen as amusing rather than rapey.”
“Lugging around purses that weigh more than a newborn.”
Colors stimulate our brains in different ways, and the way we respond to certain colors can say a lot about who we are.
We men have been conditioned socially to believe that any number of small, meaningless cues from women are in fact meaningful, and that we have some intrinsic entitlement moving forward to pursue women because of it.
I’ve spent way too much time trying to convince men that I am worth fighting for, growing for, and forgiving for.
“We are actually as emotional and sensitive as you, it’s just that societal norms dictate that we don’t express that lest we be emasculated.”
His Hip Feminist Liberal Activism must go beyond what he posts on social media and what he claims to believe. It must be part of who he is and how he treats others.
“I watch romcoms and eat ice cream with my candles all lit……on my own.”
“They can’t go bald.”