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Sociologists have noticed that Millennial boys seem much more comfortable with showing affection for each other than their fathers did. According to an article in The New York Times, whereas their parents might have given each other a high five, hugging has become the de facto way for teenagers to greet each other and to part ways — even to the point that non-huggers are viewed warily — and is as common among boys as girls. “We’re not afraid, we just get in and hug,” said Danny Schneider, a high school junior who was interviewed for the story. Some theorize that Millennial boys have become more comfortable with touching because their generation is less cynical and more cooperative and group-oriented.
originally posted by: Nikola014
a reply to: awareness10
Be careful not to hurt their feelings...
Joking aside, while I agree it is highly disturbing ( i did not need to know this lol ), it's not important because that's not the point. It's also not the point if a man has style or is sensitive or whatever it's "in" nowadays.
I feel like most younger males are just afraid to speak up, and act like a man is supposed to act, because it might angry someone or hurt their feelings. They are suppressing themselves and it's not good. It's not their fault, it's society's. It's producing immense number of beta males...Hope I get to stick around and see who will lead our countries in the future.
originally posted by: InTheLight
originally posted by: awareness10
Sunshine Gumdrops and Roses...
My husband and I like those things.
originally posted by: BASSPLYR
a reply to: InTheLight
Im a dude and I too like roses....and heliconia...and plumeria....and.
Seriously ive gotten a few negative reaction s from men when I tell tgem one of my hobbies is flowers. Theyre like...."so...you dont play baseball you play with flowers?" And im like "yep!" And then they look all confused.
I'm sorry to hear this. I believe the current trend toward atheism and secular humanism leaves people empty because they are not filled with energy of the Holy Spirit or something higher than their personal ego and that leaves a vacuum. When you realize the Omnipresence if God you will not have that emptiness.
originally posted by: corvuscorrax
a reply to: woodwardjnr
I appreciate the words but you have no #ing clue who I am or why I feel the way I do. Don't presume this is some easy fix. Or even a fix I want.
Not everyone looks at life as some grand adventure fraught with love and excitement. For some of us it's just emptiness and looking fondly towards death.