Without projecting a single study on a larger group and generalizing according to 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 to withering your mental health, on the Big Think.
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