I was raped and mind you it was the in 1990’s but even my feminist girlfriend at the time didn’t believe me, and even better told me I had to be gay. So we can both be right depending on the angle or aspect of the question :)
If you are talking about the professional and other aspects of gender and non trauma and sexual aspects. Definitely, I get the point.
Men don’t trust men. If trust is assumed, it is thought to be sexual in nature, or else it is because money or something else is desired.
Look at the books and discussion points that have come out recently (Liz Plank etc), where she started to ask questions of men. It should be pretty telling and chilling.
The answer you provided while very much valid, empowers the stoicism in men and a hyper majority just check out. They want help, but think about gender handling and discussion, and think about a teenage boy since quite a few are stunted at the level. If you want to think about in the terms of what women have done, think about women’s suffrage in the 19th century and use the spirit of the Radium Girls as an example. That is where men are at right now.
Women are saying enough (don’t blame them frankly), but then they are also expecting men to live and love and be independent like a person with Ph.d education and experience on a topic.
It is doomed to fail. I am appreciative of the first time feminists and women have stopped using Toxic Masculinity. It is highly damaging and toxic. Other no-no words for having open discussions is Patriarchy and other femininst oriented terms. This only applies if one is talking about masculinity and the individual.