Making friends is a skill you can learn. At an early age we learn how to behave around people, how to be nice, and what it means to have similar interests, and share a laugh with each other. But we never really say that these are the skills you need to make a friend. And it's not until you made a friend, you realize how difficult it is to show that brotherly love. But it's possible, and ironically, a friend will teach you that.
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Without projecting a single study on a larger group and generalizing the according findings, I do believe we have to be careful with minimizing the issue. Hegemonic masculinity is the idea that one’s machismo must be broadcast constantly, no matter what he is dealing with or how he feels inside. And it has taken its role on the suicide rate amongst white males in the US. One way to overcome this to update our definition of masculinity for the 21st century. Read more about why being a white male is nowadays subject for withering your mental health, on the Big Think @bigthinkers.
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