It’s a statement that so few of us even know where it originally came from, yet we blindly abide it. Not only that, but we also tend to pass it onto our children.
Why have we as a collective decided that it is “unmanly” for a male to cry? And does this limitation result in pent up emotions that are released in other potentially more dangerous ways?
YouTube personality Connor Franta discussed this statement in a new video that includes his own first hand experience both with the statement and setting himself free from it.