Skip to comments.Young Men in the UK Refuse to Identify as Masculine
Posted on 05/27/2016 12:03:50 AM PDT by Greetings_Puny_Humans
A YouGov study and documentary has found that only 2% of British young men even consider themselves masculine, with the majority believing themselves to be something in between manly and feminine. Apparently, most view the word masculine as a sort of dirty word.
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Of most interest is the implication that men who identify themselves as masculine actually live more psychologically healthy lives. "Psychologically" in the sense that they aren't killing themselves, as suicide is the biggest problem facing UK young men. The words of the study, that they are willing to "talk about their feelings" more, probably indicates an increased confidence level among self-identifying masculine men. While the feminine men, who find masculinity a dirty word, are probably very insecure. This matches up with my personal observations as well.
In the USA, more than 40% of American young men view themselves as completely masculine, which is at least better than 2%. I believe I have read different studies that say suicide, however, is a very serious problem here too.
I've never been one to thump my chest about how macho I am, since generally, among Hispanics, Machismo is closely tied with lechery and adultery. (This is why, if you ever hear of a Latino politician being accused of having an affair, it is probably true.) But obviously men need strong male role models and to embrace their maleness and all that that implies, at least according to the Biblical definition. Trying to live as something else other than what you are only invites mental disease and hardship. Young boys should be trained to be confident, honorable and strong. A failure to do so only leads to dysfunction, as seen with what has happened to the British.
Which reminds me that mental illness is rampant in the homosexual/transsexual community, though modern day psychologists not only underestimate rates of mental illness, but typically blame this on a bigoted society that drives them to madness. However, these results are the same in every country, even in places like Sweden that are very gay friendly.
My personal experience is that almost every single homosexual or transsexual I have met (and there are a lot in the English department at my old university) frequently speak of their suicide attempts or of the fact that they visit a therapist. I even met a girl once who openly spoke about being diagnosed with multiple personality disorder. Some days she dressed like a girl, other days she dressed like a guy. As a "man" she was very rude and anti-social, barely speaking more than a word in classes that required group discussion. As a girl she was very rude but a little more social. That was the difference between her two personalities. I feel sorry for them, but their instability and mental issues are the dirty little secret of the "LGBTQ" world.
You just know pajama boy will make an appearance somewhere in this thread.
In other words: Government schooling is a smashing success.
I think we define success differently.
Just kidding. I know you just left the /s off your comment.
This leaves more for me. Most any southern American could get lucky in England.
Well....we got a POS president that feels the same way
There isn't much time left.
The UK of the Beatles isn't the UK of today.
Yes - the rate of mental illness for both is 100%.
Any man who thinks sodomy with another man is just another lifestyle choice is mentally ill.
And men who think they are women and women who think they are men are mentally ill as well.
In a healthy, sane culture as the USA was until a gebneration or two agao, these people would be stigmatized and given mental health care.
But today, in our sick society, they are called heroes and assisted by the government in forcing their sexual perversion on others - including children.
No point in singing “10 German Bombers” anymore then
I don’t consider myself masculine not because I consider it a dirty word. I associate masculine to someone who has muscles and fit
I am shocked!
They need to be disarmed, as per their own government philosophy towards their own subjects.
The prospect of Britain's nuclear arsenal being given over to Britain's Islamic conquerors is too horrible to contemplate.
What kind of future world have we given Austin Powers?
“He’s not gay, he’s just British.”
"For your information, England is a fag country"
Norman Lear meant to make fun of normal people with the Archie Bunker character, but most everyone loved Archie. And Nixon got elected. Again.
There's no way such a show like All in the Family would or could be made in this day and age using the same premise.
I believe ‘young men in the UK’ is a too broad category. Some UK’s young men may refuse ‘to identify as masculine’, but it’s far from all. It simply cannot be. Fags constitute a small part in a society.
Jeesh—look at the scale Yougov used: to be completely masculine is, literally, to be a “zero”.
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