The cracks are starting to show…

“Share this to show you’re willing to listen”. “It’s good to talk”. “My Door’s always open.”. Positive in intent, posts like these abound on Facebook and other forms of Social Media, designed to promote awareness of mental health issues. Amongst men, misguided testosterone-fuelled bombast often muddies these waters with trite nonsense like “Stiff upper lip”, “Grow a pair”, “Man up” – cliched and old-fashioned attitudes that can make men feel inhibited when it comes to sharing their feelings and talking about mental health issues.Read More