Jeremy Mohler

Aug 27, 2021

4 min read

‘Toxic Masculinity’ Doesn’t Mean That All Men Are Bad

It’s simply an idea that describes certain behaviors many men have been taught make a “real man.”

Photo by Jon Clegg

Toxic masculinity is…

So, let’s say you’re cringing right now, feeling defensive of your manhood. Or you’re curious about yourself or the men in your life. What you should know is, toxic masculinity doesn’t mean that all men are bad — or that everything that men do is bad.

I suffer from toxic masculinity

For example, my partner lives an hour away in Washington, D.C. I used to live in her city, but she knows her area much more than I do.

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