No man or woman should ever be told to "toughen up" before first acknowledging their feelings and dealing with them. Toughening up is necessary and a good thing, but only when people own it. I wrote a similar article, about my own struggles to act tough and ok, when I clearly wasn't. Thank you for your empathy!

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