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12 Least Manly Things You Can Do As A “Man”

Traditional notions of masculinity often lead to unfair expectations and judgments of men who enjoy activities or interests typically associated with femininity. It’s important to recognize and celebrate the diversity of interests and expressions of masculinity, and to avoid imposing narrow or rigid definitions of what it means to be a man.

A user asked the forum, “What is the least ‘Manly’ thing about you?”. Let’s look at the top responses.

PASSIVITY

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“My passivity, I’m more or less unwilling to be all that proactive or assertive about anything important.”

NOT INTERESTED IN SPORTS

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“Being completely uninterested in sports.”

CATS

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“Definitely my cat. I hated cats. My wife brought this kitten home 13 years ago, and it fell in love with me; now she’s elderly and needs medicine and hisses at anyone but me. Always sleeping in my lap and purring, I became the cat guy.”

I LIKE PLANTS

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“I really like plants, man and not just the kind you smoke.”

I CRY

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“I cry whenever I talk about Paddington 2.

Edit: I cried writing this comment.”

I DON’T CARE ABOUT BEING MANLY

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“I don’t really care about being manly, which is the least manly thing about me.”

LISTENING TO CLASSIC GIRL POP

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“I listen to classic girl pop on the regular.”

I USE MOISTURIZER AND EXFOLIATE MY FACE

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“I moisturize and exfoliate my face and use anti-wrinkle cream to treat fine lines. I also appreciate a nice flower garden.”

PAINTING MY NAILS

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“I recently started painting my nails. I also enjoy decorating and cooking.”

RINGS AND EAR PIERCINGS

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“My rings and ear piercings.”

COMPLAINING TOO MUCH

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“I complain too much about my job to my wife. I’m supposed to be the rock everything else breaks across. I’m not.”

I ENJOY A FEMININE COCKTAIL

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“I occasionally enjoy a more feminine cocktail, a Bellini, to be precise. Something about vodka/tequila, orange juice, and cherries hits just right.”

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This article was originally published on Mrs. Daaku Studio.