A mix of models puts pressure on the man of the XNUMXst century. Should cater to the metrosexual stereotype? What about the new roles that come from feminism and its claims regarding gender?
Next, we will see the main characteristics of the man of the XNUMXst century
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The man of the XNUMXst century in a collage of concepts of gender and masculinity
Sociologists, psychologists, politicians, women, the press, flood the environment with criteria of what man should be. Everyone feels entitled to define it. How does man live this reality that conditions him?
1- Although absolute machismo tends to be eradicated, many of its principles still persist in society. The idea that it is the man who provides the family with money, for example, is still installed in many minds. And the burden for man is overwhelming.
2- You feel you must release your emotions, but you hesitate. "Men don't cry" is a premise that still runs through his head.
3- He wants to take on chores at home, but at times he feels that this is "not for men." And fear teasing.
4- Discover aesthetic possibilities that were only used by women. Visit comprehensive centers, hairdressers, waxing shops. She shyly uses makeups and skincare creams. However, he is not enthusiastic about being seen at those activities.
5- At the same time, it maintains the traditional image of a muscular and somewhat rustic-looking body, typical of superheroes.. Spend a good time at the gym.
The great remnant of masculinity in this century
The mix of trends has generated a series of subcultures that support different ways of understanding masculinity. It must be opened to understand that anything goes, within the limits that society establishes. Each man will look for his style, the one that makes him feel good. He will compose it with those features with which he lives comfortable.
The great challenge for the man of the XNUMXst century is to live authentically and find a balance with stereotypes that still persist. A society that blurs the limits in what is expected of men and women, is an environment that favors
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