All except for the fact that I DID say that it also pertains to men.

“A lot of male jerkiness comes from the same place — societal expectations and norms.

And pretty much everyone talking about toxic masculinity agrees — that it’s not that men or masculinity are wrong or bad, but that stereotypically masculine traits or behaviors taken to an unhealthy extreme as demanded by a patriarchal society are. I already said that in my comment as well.

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