There’s an old saying that life is 10% what happens to us, and 90% how we respond. Who says that you have to be disappointed about your problems and failures? Who says you can’t look at them in a way that makes you stronger? This story is about a young burn victim who gets a lesson in perspective from his doctor.
Years ago, I saw a trending article about 50 double standards against women. Then I figured, why not? Here is the response I wrote, updated for 2018. Might give you an edge in a debate on men's rights, might give you a new perspective on these situations, or it might not.
Too often, we as adults underestimate what kids are capable of. They tend to have amazing beliefs of what humans can do, and can imagine inventions far more advanced what we have now. Yet we just scoff at them and say things like, "he/she is just a child." Here's a short story about how strong a child's determination can be.
Have you seen my male privilege card? I seem to have lost it while looking for a domestic abuse shelter that helps men. I bet it was stolen by one of the fathers dealing with family court! Oh, wait... Bad jokes aside, let's talk about social expectations for men.