Lament of the 21st century man

This recent article by Michael McVeigh in online journal Eureka Street ( paints a picture of both the burdens and possibilities facing males in the 21st Century.

He doesn’t mourn the passing of the age of patriarchy, but instead embraces an age of joint stewardship. He understands that his role is not to protect people by placing walls around them, but to allow them to flourish by ensuring they’re free to become their best selves.