big boys don't cry

Big Boys Don’t Cry

Posted Posted in Spiritual and Mental Wellbeing

Big boys don’t cry was something that my mother taught me from a young age. This was repeated throughout my childhood by grandparents, teachers, television and my friends. It was not until adulthood that I realises the strong impact these inherently sexist, stereotypical words had on me and my understanding of manhood and masculinity. “Man up”, […]