“Feeling uncomfortable or shamed for showing your emotions. It's a sad truth, but since the dawn of time, men have been encouraged to live up to the expectations of having to be tough or being a rock for the family.
“Having to be the person physically in charge in a threatening situation. Like always being with a man when walking home from a party in a sketchy area at night.
“When I was in high school, my dad got remarried to a woman with a ton of emotional baggage. She was verbally abusive, and would start fights with anyone who would take the bait.