Five Significant Ways Feminism Helps Men



Patriarchy or matriarchy – both are oppressive systems of thinking. Freedom of all members is the ultimate goal.

Feminism is often talked in reference to women. But many don’t realize that the movement plays a significant role in helping men break free from their caged roles as well.

1)“Boys will be Boys” Myth

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There is a harmful and pervasive myth that men cannot control their urges and they are some kind of perpetually aroused, sex-starved species. That myth is just as harmful as the slut-shaming women receive for “teasing” men with their attire.
Boys will NOT always be boys. Boys are just as complex as girls, with their own strengths and weaknesses. They are stressed to have high libidos and an uncanny ability to please in bed on the one hand, and they are not taken seriously as victims of sexual assault on the other.
Matter of the fact…

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Not Regretting, Just Wondering


Things would have been a lot different if I chose different paths in life before.  Honestly, I have always wondered how my life would be if I chose those “other” paths. 

It’s not regretting because choosing a particular wrong path made me realize certain things about life and people,  and it gave me a very wonderful daughter.  Though things aren’t as good as I hope it to be or as I imagined it to be, there are still plenty of reasons I am thankful for each day.

Why I Would Rather Try To Find The Funny Than The Meaning Of Life


Peg-o-Leg's Ramblings

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Some look at life’s journey as a pitched battle, and some as a noble quest. Either way, a smart knight should be prepared for the dragons he or she is bound to encounter along the way. My weapon of choice is a feather duster.

It has only snowed once so far this weird winter.  I took advantage of the unlooked for boon of ice-free roads here in the country last week and went for a walk.  My mood was somber as I set off down the road, well bundled against the bracing cold.  I needed the lift that nature always gives me because I felt lower than I have felt in a long time.

I was thinking about my dear cousin, Moe. She’s experimenting with multiple chemo treatments, locked in mortal combat with the cancer that has spread despite her efforts. We recently learned that her…

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