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Kim Burgestrand

Heartfelt software development. Sometimes other things.

Today is international men's day

~ 1 min

Translated from Swedish.

Today’s the first time I’m doing something like this, but it might be closer to my heart than usual now that I have a small boy of my own to care for.

Today is international men’s day.

This kind of shit is bad, repressive. It forces people to feel like shit. Drives them to suicide. Lung cancer, alcohol poisoning, obesity. They die in traffic accidents. They get assaulted. Distant and cold.

Alone. Depressed. Miserable.

It has to be OK to show weakness, to cry, to need help. It has to.

Manliness is real. It’s a good thing. It’d be nice if it was only a good thing.

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