Sex was so much deeper than what we were taught in the rough school of masculinity. What we saw out here was only the 10 per cent, the tip of the iceberg. The genital centred sexuality where pleasure is good. More pleasure is better. Sex is natural part of human development but in our society, there is no room allowed for honesty and understanding.
Yeah. Bringing up a daughter is hard. Until you get a son. And you forget the meaning of the word easy. You spend all your life trying to instill in him manly virtues and tell him all the things men do.
Traditional gender stereotypes allow us to trivialise the danger men face in relationships. It is weak men who get abused. Only abusive boyfriends get passionately murdered. A ‘real man’ never has to wake up in the middle of the night to see if his vitals are intact after a nasty argument with his wife.