The Emotional Isolation of Being a Man

Unmasking The Silent Struggle

JP Brown
5 min readJul 12, 2023

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Photo by Guillaume de Germain on Unsplash

The strong, silent male — it’s an archetype that’s etched deep into societal consciousness.

In years past, men were seldom allowed to express emotions. The stoic soldier, the unwavering leader, the emotionless father — these roles were thrust upon them, leaving little room for emotional transparency.

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JP Brown

Entrepreneur/business owner (ElopementBiz.com). Lover of the simple things, always questioning why. Committed to truth, not consistency. Twitter.com/mindofjp