What is precarious manhood?

What is precarious manhood?

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/finding-new-home/202011/insecure-manhood-and-voting-trump Precarious manhood refers to the fragile nature of traditional masculinity. Traditional masculinity, as a form of social status, is more easily threatened than femininity. It is more insecure and precarious, and not easy to achieve or maintain. Manhood is “hard-won and easily lost.” A real man cannot simply be: He must repeatedly prove his…

“I had fought to prove I was a man, and I was never going to give that up.”

“I had fought to prove I was a man, and I was never going to give that up.”

I had fought to prove I was a man, and I was never going to give that up.One weekday evening, as the weak winter sun gave up the fight against a bitter wind and savage little blasts of freezing rain, I sat on a bench after footy practice with Don, who played in my team….