Posts Tagged ‘males’

Dangerous expectations lead men to suicide

Monday, July 10th, 2017

There’s no such thing as male privilege when it comes to suicide. International statistics confirm we’re three times more likely than women to take our own lives. For guys under 45, it’s the primary cause of death. Though women are worse off in many ways in society, this is one issue that disproportionally affects men. Read more

Biggest threat for men of middle-age — loneliness

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Let’s start with the moment I realized I was already a loser, which was just after I was more or less told that I was destined to become one. I’d been summoned to an editor’s office at the Globe Magazine with the old “We have a story we think you’d be perfect for.” This is Read more

Men struggle in modern marriages

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

It’s time society listened to men struggling to find the tools for survival in their relationships, writes Bettina Arndt. “There’s got to be something more than this!” This howl of discontent comes from Alex, a thirtysomething married executive, one of four Aussie males romping their way through Certified Male, the blokey comedy playing around Australia. Read more