There are a lot of problems in the way we raise boys today, especially when it comes to letting boys express their emotions in a healthy way without shame attached. Many parents expect their sons to be emotionally tougher than their daughters, when in reality, we're all just people. Sometimes we're tough, sometimes we want to collapse into a puddle.
When anyone's feelings are ignored or pent up, they can bubble up and brew into something disastrous for both men and women alike. While men have a lot of work to do when it comes to understanding and respecting women, there are plenty of harmful stereotypes and low expectations that women project onto men as well.
When a recent Reddit user asked, "Men of Reddit, what’s a myth about men that’s 100% untrue and it infuriates you whenever you hear it?" men everywhere were ready to share the most hurtful myths they've heard floating around. Gentlemen, you have the floor!