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Intimacy and affection in men: 5 way to communicate more effectively in romantic relationships

When it comes to communicating how they feel, men are often expected to keep their emotions hidden. This is problematic, as men naturally experience difficult emotions that they need to process and communicate. The stigma surrounding men and emotions can negatively affect their romantic relationships, but there are tips for…

How to be a supportive male ally in the workplace: 5 allyship strategies

Gender-based discrimination in the workplace is something almost exclusively experienced by women. Discrimination against female working professionals can take place in the form of unwanted advances, getting passed up for promotions, or “mansplaining”.  Having male allies that are willing to stand up and support their female counterparts is important—and considering…

Strong and silent? Male depression is common but it goes underreported due to social stigma and lack of emotional literacy

According to Mental Health America (MHA), women experience depression about twice as often as men. That said, several studies and surveys have also shown that men are less likely to seek help for things like depression—which might create a false idea that women are more likely to struggle with this mental health problem. The…

Scott Griffiths Discusses Muscle Dysmorphia: The Male Eating Disorder

Scott Griffiths is a National Health and Medical Research Council Fellow at the University of Melbourne. He researches eating and body image disorders, including muscle dysmorphia, anorexia nervosa, body dysmorphic disorder, anabolic steroids, and the contributions that masculinity, femininity, and stigma make to these. In this TEDxSydney Talk, Scott discusses…

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