Lately I'm working becoming a better person, unlearning toxic masculinity, etc.

Boy howdy, is the line thin between people admitting masculinity is broken and trying to make a non-toxic version and dudes who think redpill shit is the answer to all their problems. You go looking for answers, in a spirit of genuine self-improvement, and you find weird PUA and incel shit. Filtering the good and bad is not always obvious at first glance.

No wonder young men are being radicalized in the worst ways.

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Lol, apparently saying the words "toxic masculinity" is triggering for MRA types. Woke up to a homophobic slur tossed my way overnight. Blocked and muted.

@ink_slinger wooooo...sorry about that 😬 taken care of across our instance as well.

@msh Ha. No worries. Thanks for taking care of it, though.

@ink_slinger Sorry to hear that man. 😕

I get you on the thin line thing though. I will admit that I found myself at that cross roads too and had I not had the right friends (or people to tell me I'm dumb or turning into a jerk) I might be very different.

That said, this is why I loved volunteering and teaching judo. It was a very good medium for a lot of kids to look at interacting with other men not as anger and violence but as mastery and self-control. Something I kind of wish I had.

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