By talking about my feelings, showing emotion, acknowledging that this has happened to me and admitting I didn't fight back I'm not any less of a man. This is 2017 and it's about time that what is perceived as "manliness" changed. Be strong. And remember one thing. In survival we unite.
Sure, the RompHim might not be the ideal outfit for every man, but its first run of designs sold out in less than a week, proving that there is a clear demand for items that blur the line between male and female fashion -- providing they are still stylish and functional, of course.
Do I keep my pubes impractically long because I don't want less hair, or because I don't want to spend time trimming? As a bald man, I'm objectively less attractive than I was with hair, despite (now) taking more pride in my appearance.
I ask each and every one of you to take part in the campaigning in any way possible, be that by supporting the campaign for gender-neutral toilets as those attending higher education institutions such as The University of Hull, Sussex, Bath, Manchester, Staffordshire, Bradford and Oxford have done or be it simply by supporting the use of gender-neutral pronouns it makes a difference and sets a foundation from which we can build a better more progressive future, together.
The media, and largely advertisers, would have us believe that men today are dim witted, useless at anything other than watching television, and that they should really just leave the complicated matters to the ladies in their lives.
Interestingly, women were the main "breadwinners" in hunter-gatherer groups. Anthropologists estimate that women's gathering provided around 80-90% of groups' food - a fact which has led some anthropologists to suggest that these peoples should be renamed gatherer-hunters.
The question of 'why isn't there more male nudity on TV?' also seems to get asked every so often, mostly from an entertainment perspective but what if that could actually achieve far more? Could it help a lot of anxious and unhappy men realise that they are actually perfectly normal?
It seems this dismissal of male beauty issues has become so ingrained in society that we're no longer equipped to notice when a man might have a problem. Who, after all, is going to question a fervid gym junkie when there are women willingly starving themselves in their own homes?
The more I've become the kind of woman I want to be, both in and out of a relationship, the man in my life has become even more of the kind of man that I really appreciate...and he was pretty amazing to begin with!
The only way the Women's game can be 'as good as the male game' is to treat it with the same respect rather than as a completely different sport. Of course the way the women play strategically is different, but it's still football!