A Plea to Young Men

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Change is hard. It’s really fucking hard. It’s hard enough to change one’s self. It can be near impossible to change another person. I considered this when planning this essay. And I’ve decided that I’ll never be able to change the minds of those who will refuse to read this in the first place. No, the only way I can reach out to them is by expressing my thoughts and sharing my own shortcomings as a young man–flaws I still struggle with today. I want other young men to relate. Keep that in mind if this blog post isn’t aimed at you.

Let me just spit it out before I go any further. I hate the word “feminist”. Not because of what it stands for, but because of the reactions it generates in many men and to a certain extent many women. I have a sneaky feeling part of this issue…

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About Michael Medlen

My name is Michael and during my free time I avoid having a day job. Strangely enough, this gives me the freedom to run this blog. I write just about anything that can be considered art. I also occasionally post articles that may or may not be relevant to the theme of this site. You’ve been warned.
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