masculinity

The Cynical Hellhole of ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Is Actually Making Me a Better Man

This summer, I learned that I love watching men cry.  Why? Maybe because it’s still stigmatized, despite men being more willing to wear their (wet,…

How Opening a Jar Became the Universal Test for How Strong a Guy Is

There are few moments when a man feels more like a man than when he removes a tight lid from a jar. There’s something fundamentally…

What Do We Do About the Violence of Lonely Young Men?

Time and again, we see the same sort of adjectives to describe mass shooters who pull the trigger in their pursuit of violent retribution. The…

The Extra-Large Insecurities of Men With Extra-Small Wrists

I first noticed I had much smaller wrists than my peers when I was 13. I was playing a pickup game of basketball with a…