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Dear Men, You Are Allowed To Talk About Your Mental Health Issues…

“Hey, for what reason you are crying like a girl (as in the event that young girls are intended to cry🙄🙄)? You are a boy…okay, you shouldn’t cry.”
An extremely typical discussion where a young boy can’t even cry (even on the off chance that he is feeling like to cry-take any explanation XYZ – however he isn’t permitted to act out). These gender based things makes it harder for young boys/men to communicate their veritable sentiments. No one asks a man how he feels, yet they are supposed to be the most grounded rendition of him, and that is the reason they feel too humiliated to even consider discussing it.


Men are shown this sort of concealment of their sentiments, and results may be a bunch of psychological well-being issues. Furthermore, psychological wellness issues won’t see gender of an individual, it might come to anybody.
In our society, men are not allowed to cry or show their emotional side, and they are supposed to be strong all the time (regardless of circumstances in which they are). However, the majority of the times men are more likely to have psychological well-being issues. They could do without to request help, as having emotional well-being issues is thought of as an indication of shortcoming in our purported present day culture. Also, that is the reason men attempt to fix everything all alone. Men might have work tension, family and other life pressures, monetary issues and strain of being a sole provider.

Furthermore, due to these tensions/pressures they might have emotional wellness issues however they will not acknowledge in light of the fact that people will judge them and that’s why most of the time they feel like :

I can oversee it without anyone else as I am self-sufficient and there is no reason need to request help.
I can’t be a burden on anybody.
It would be so humiliating assuming that I share about my psychological wellness issues with somebody as they’re surely going to have judgmental sort of opinion on me.
How might I have psychological wellness issues?
It’s an indication of shortcoming, and for what reason would it be a good idea for me to discuss it and show my weakness to other people?

It’s An Indication Of Shortcoming If Men Discuss About It

Race, Discriminations, social inclinations and orientation generalizations are the most widely recognized justifications for why men don’t connect for help to determine their psychological well-being issues since they feel that having these issues is an indication of weak-heartedness. Men will request help just when there is a certain indication of correspondence, and somebody will tune in and help them without judging them.

Mostly Men Tackle It Differently In Contrast To Ladies

Men track down a range of ways to manage their psychological well-being issues than ladies. Ladies for the most part conceal it or express in an extremely profound manner. In any case, men don’t communicate, and it turns out in different outbursts like appearance outrage, anger, frustrations or disappointments on relatives or partner.

They Are Instructed To Smother Their Feelings, And That Is The Reason They Don’t Have The Foggiest Idea Of How To Ask For Help

Men couldn’t actually acknowledge that they might have psychological well-being issues since they are very strong. Also, from the beginning they are instructed and, as so, can fix everything, and they shouldn’t communicate their sentiments straightforwardly as this acknowledgment would make them a less manly person.

What Are The Indications Of Emotional Wellness Issues In Men

Showing outrage or disappointments.
Working consistently with practically no break.
Uncommon sadness or emotional outburst.
Sleep issues or careless way of behaving.
Staying away from family and friends and loved ones.

Is There Any Solution?

Spreading Mindfulness/Awareness

Spreading mindfulness/awareness about emotional well-being issues in men is a requirement for us today. All things considered, individuals made it a no, and it appears to be a subject no one ought to discuss.


Experts and emotional well-being promoters ought to approach to clear the myths about psychological wellness issues and that it’s anything but something despicable to discuss it.

We Need To Bring The Change In Our Way Of Thinking

Now we, as a society, need to change the generalizations like “you are a boy so don’t do that” or “you are a girl so do that” kind of things. Childhood of a kid ought not be one-sided or in light of any restrictions.

Wrapping Up

Many reasons are there why Men would rather not tell others, yet they can get assist defining limits and simply need to tell few individuals they trust (life partner, family or friends). Emotional wellness issues you have can be a private matter, yet don’t hush up about it. Simply manifesting about it won’t assist you with, however, would make it harder to manage. So first acknowledge it yourself, then converse with someone you trust and look for the expert/professional assistance and direction. Discuss it, be open, face it and fight with it. Dealing with your way of life efficiently, with the backing of friends and family and expert assistance, will most likely help you with emerging from it.

Now is the time that we ought to pay heed about these issues unequivocally and emphatically. It’s OK to discuss your psychological instability/issues, and it’s totally fine to communicate your sentiments, and it doesn’t make you a frail individual. Discuss it and everything is all good to get proficient assistance to cure these psychological well-being issues.

Dear Men, being not okay is alright… Request help from your loved ones, assuming you need to get it.

Live Mindfully &

Celebrate Life

Smita Saksena

This blog post is part of the blog challenge ‘Blogaberry Dazzle’ hosted by Cindy D’Silva and Noor Anand Chawla

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Hi, I am Smita Saksena. I am Author of three books, blogger, writer and content creator. I love to write Stories Quotes Articles Blogs in Hindi and English languages. Happy reading Smita

13 thoughts on “Dear Men, You Are Allowed To Talk About Your Mental Health Issues…

  1. I think it will take another 2 generations before men will truly react like us. Actually, it is not their fault. We, as mothers,have to ingrain it is alright to express their emotions. We have been saying that men do not cry, you have to be strong. But I have seen a minor change in this and have seen a few emotional outbursts in the family and it is a relief.

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  2. forget men, even women in this side of the world don’t seek help. But I love your post Smita although it may take a long time for men to come out in the open. It’s our own doing after all.

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  3. Kudos for writing on this topic. We are far away form an ideal situation where men can show their vulnerable side without being criticised of “behaving like a girl” however, any and every small step in the right direction will bring a change someday.

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  4. This is very true particularly for my generation. These days men are more comfortable talking about mental health but still have a long way to go.

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  5. I always push my husband for expressing himself. If he is not ok I ask him to share it with me. He still feels restraint in doing so as it has been his upbringing that even if ur not ok you show ur ok. I so my best to change that so that if in future we have a son he is free to express himself.

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  6. Your post is on point, Smita. Toxic patriarchy is as damaging for men as it is for women. Finally, things are improving but the social conditioning will take a long time to go.

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  7. We often forget men have feelings too because they’re so good at bottling it all up! Centuries of conditioning will take time to fix. Posts like this reminds us to watch out for our men too…

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