Contrary to misconceptions, toxic masculinity impacts men too. From being conditioned to believe that crying is a weakness and only for girls to being hesitant while seeking support, toxic masculinity can have a profound impact on a man’s mental health.
But many of them who have grown up learning to embrace the garb of stoicism and patriarchy are now recognizing this and trying to break out of these habits. We asked Aurindam Mukherjee, Aseem Chandaver and Shivam Sharma about how they identified internalized toxic masculinity and what they’re doing to unlearn it.
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