Men in crisis

Something to ponder about. Anger should never be an answer and those who seek it as a tool in everyday interactions need help, whether they believe it or not.

Sometimes, it's just a cigar

Content note for suicide and suicidal ideation

It seems as if this blog, sometimes, only exists to remind me of the aspects of being  a man that I need to reflect on. Men who experience a crisis in their masculinity is one of those aspects of being a man.

I’ve written about it in terms of men who have self destructive eating problems, and I’ve written about it in terms of Elliott Rodger and his murderous choices. These are gendered issues, and as a man I feel the need to reflect on them.

In the circumstances it is hard to ignore Omar Mateen.

In my experience of working in bars frequented by men who have sex with men the man who becomes irrationally angry is not a stranger to those places.We had nicknames for them; lone wolves, or crazy sharks, nicknames that dehumanized them, that emphasized the irrationality that drove…

View original post 1,119 more words

Advertisements

Share your thoughts

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s