We have sentenced an entire class of young men to be treated as disposable bodies, sacrificed every four years as foot soldiers of the overlords to pacify the larger population into a hollow and peaceful resolution of election disputes.
Silence is a safe space for men. Women tend to think infidelity is the ugly monster one must not speak of. Infidelity is something men never talk about anyway until they get caught and feel remorseful. It is the other emotional stuff such vulnerability, emasculation, loss of power and status that men try to keep a lid on.
I was schooled to fit into a box of conformity and express outrage on defined terms which amounted to a signed detailed note slipped into a suggestion box. It was the price of acceptance. To speak out meant one was angry and hence unreasonable.