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Big Boys Dont Cry

Men and boys in the U.S. account for 78 percent of all suicides, 80 percent of fatal heroin overdoses, and 98 percent of mass shooters. While suicides, substance use, and mass violence show variation by race/ethnicity, the dominance of men is consistent in all categories.

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In the United States, expectations for boys tend to center on dominance, control, avoiding weakness, and restricting or hiding emotions. These norms can be the most stringent during adolescence, partly due to policing by peers. Boys must prove their masculinity daily to peers, and should they falter, on average, boys have fewer coping skills than girls. In fact, a meta-analysis of coping studies concluded men were less likely than women to use every single coping skill included.

Instead, anger, violence, substance use, and other externalizing behaviors are the strategies often modeled for and employed by boys. Continuing to limit the social-emotional development of boys may have dire consequences for boys and even for those around them.

Unfortunately, if adolescent boys begin taking prescription drugs recreationally, they are less likely than girls to recognize this behavior as a problem, seek help, or ask questions when receiving medical care.

Over the past 50 years, 98 percent of mass shooters have been men and boys. Studies of school shootings have found that the vast majority of perpetrators had been bullied. More specifically, their masculinity was questioned. Analyses of the mass shooters found they were bullied because they were considered bookish, artistic, shy, and/or non-athletic, a perfect illustration of how narrow the expectations for boys can be. For the bullied boy, a violent response can serve two key purposes: (1) to enact revenge and (2) to prove their masculinity.

Peirce wanted to tell the story from Brandon's perspective. She was familiar with Brandon's desire to wear men's clothing: "I started looking at all the other coverage and a great deal of it was sensational. People were focusing on the spectacle of a girl who had passed as a boy because that is so unfamiliar to so many people. Where to me, I knew girls who had passed as boys, so Brandon was not some weird person to me. Brandon was a very familiar person."[18] Peirce was influenced by the public perception of the case, believing the American public were generally misinformed: she said, "People were also focusing on the crime without giving it much emotional understanding and I think that's really dangerous, especially with this culture of violence that we live in".[18] Peirce began working on a concept for the film and gave it the working title Take It Like a Man.[19]

This expression looks different for all men and boys; however, common manifestations include the aforementioned stoicism or aggressive outbursts, respectively. It may seem reductive to posit a binary for their experiences (and I do recognize that many of my clients were/are able to move beyond those two expressions), but I have witnessed this dichotomy more often than not.

Perhaps a reason why therapy sometimes feels uncomfortable for boys and men, aside from cultural variables, is because it seems as if they are giving up some of the control that has become an important part of their masculine identities. Making oneself vulnerable in a place such as therapy may be equated with weakness, which also goes against the masculine ideal of strength.

I feel that true change cannot occur unless there is a comprehensive understanding of the problem, and sometimes the problem has deep roots in the formative years of childhood and adolescence when boys are establishing aspects of their masculine identities.

This resulting shame is destructive. According to Englar-Carlson, boys are four times more likely to die from suicide and exponentially more likely than girls to be the victims or perpetrators of violence.

I found this movie lacking any real emotion, yeah it's a sensitive subject and it's a tragic story of what happened to these boys but the acting and line delivery from some of the actors were horrible.Although the movie does have its down sides it does also have some really good elements to it, I thought it was really well shot and directed, cinematography was simple but effective and overall its a pretty good looking film.

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We have to be concerned at what is happening to our boys, and to the men in our lives. They are hurting too. Their cry for help is destroying the world. You would have to be so simple minded to ignore this reality.

Big Boys Don't Cry by boys be kkoboys be kko "Big Boys Don't Cry"Full-color sleeve, 140gr 12" vinyl, matte finishing, black inner sleeve*including free digital downloada1. Big Boys Don't Crya2. Big Boys Don't Cry (Gerd Janson Remix)b1. By adab2. FUMIKIRI--Eccentric Tokyo based producer Ryunosuke Hayashi a.k.a. boys be kko joins the Atomnation family with his 'Big Boys Don't Cry' 12" - a 4-tracker that includes a big remix from DJ, producer, and remixer Gerd Janson. boys be kko started producing music during high school when buying the KORG Elektribe. Quickly after, he signed up for art college. His interest in techno music grew while listening to artists such as Gui Boratto. Making connections all over the Tokyo scene the years after, he co-founded Kids Return with Hiroki Nakamura (DJ). Kids Return is a collective that runs a record label, throws parties and is a design studio (that also produced this Big Boys Don't Cry EP artwork) - a collaboration with Hiroki Kato (PLUSTIC) and Mitsuru Nishimura.Gear plays an important part in Ryunosuke's tracks. The Roland SH-101, Prophet600 and VERMONA PERfourMER Mk2 are signatures in his sound. This is exactly what you hear back in his track Big Boys Don't Cry which can be described as a beautiful emotive track, influenced by disco, house and the current melodic-techno hype. That being said, his music (and this title track in specific) meander through all these genres at the same time, finding a very unique, original and soulfully balanced sound as a result.All tracks are written and produced at Ryunosuke's rooftop studio in Narimasu. For the people that haven't been to Tokyo, it's a small station of the Fukutoshin Line. The FUMIKIRI track that's written there is tribal influenced and sounding close to the output Keinemusik is known for at the moment. The track By ada flirts more with the indie dance and "rock" influenced genres - showcasing how diverse and vivid the boys be kko sound can be, and maybe, how he's influenced in his early years by acts such as The Chemical Brothers and Nine Inch Nails.The remix from Gerd Janson can be seen as a big compliment for Ryunosuke's music. Finding an artist with history and of this caliber make this EP a candidate to be one of the main 12" releases for this summer season - even if it's for the cover art alone... Keep an eye out for the boys be kko Instagram game + a last message to the WW bookers: this man has a massive, energetic live-set in his hands! --Listen on Spotify / Bandcamp / Beatport / More 041b061a72

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