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The Obsession With Masculinity From Conservatives

By Jessa Crispin writing for UnHerd


Men are working less, getting married in fewer numbers; they’re fathering fewer children. They are suffering more anxiety and depression. The cause of this varies depending on who you speak to. The left tends to think it's because men aren't encouraged to get in touch with their sensitive side. Whilst the right will likely say it's because men aren't allowed to be real men anymore. Both oversimplify the problem and use vague buzz words with no specificity.


According to republican Josh Hawley,

Can we be surprised that after years of being told they are the problem, that their manhood is the problem, more and more men are withdrawing into the enclave of idleness, and pornography, and video games?

Jessa Crispin writing for UnHerd states,

Men should be allowed to set aside the burden of ruling the world, for the sake of everyone. Instead of fixating on turning men back into some patriarchal stereotype, the Right should be helping them get jobs and quit drugs. When I think of the limited or derailed lives of the men I was raised with, I don’t just want them to regress into the structures and lifestyles that drove their fathers and grandfathers to drink, or hit their kids, or work so much they were never around. I want something better for them.

Read the full article at UnHerd