MALE PRIVILEGE: “I happened upon an article in Psychology Today by Dr. Miles Groth, who posited that suicide among young males is four times more common than among young females. Not only that, but suicide is now occurring at younger ages, in the early teens. With males, Dr. Groth said that one problem may be the relationship between fathers and sons, such as young males not having had a father in boyhood. He cites other issues as well, such as body image and relationships with women. ‘Young males are very impulsive, more than females, and they act without thinking,’ he said. Dr. Groth elaborated on this theme in a 2014 interview, in which he said that men and boys have come to hate themselves.”
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