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Teen boys discuss the pressures of becoming a man: 'Confusing' and 'frustrating'

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In the second part of a "GMA" experiment, teen boys discuss the stresses they feel, while unbeknownst to them, their fathers listen in.
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Israel Orona (20 days ago)
Gay! Effeminate! BETA MALE! LOL
Israel Orona (20 days ago)
Gay!
STU-Abdisalam Ahmed (2 months ago)
westbrook mvp
STU-Abdisalam Ahmed (2 months ago)
i hate kids
Tanya Alegria (2 months ago)
Why is there not a man up there sharing his views and perception of how men express emotions? What does a woman know about how a man feels? I'm sorry, there is no expert in parenting.. in my opinion
Money Gawd (3 months ago)
y’all are sum dicks for doing that
itsswooshgod 101 (4 months ago)
I'ma a 15(Guy) 1) being masculine and keeping emotions in check is pretty easy, and knowing that people think of me being strong just gives me confidence tbh, drugs and alcohol at first I'm polite and say nah I'm fine if they keep insisting i hit them with FACTS i say a curse word to get the message through Ex: B**** I said NO you F***i** know the effects blah blah blah if you out here tryna get in trouble do it IDC
BurnedBaker 6 (5 months ago)
Everything they said about freinds they proabably did themselves
TheSilentObserver (2 months ago)
And thankfully they had the sense to not admit that on camera
john c (6 months ago)
Toxic Masculinity? Really? Feminism much? No wonder this generation is so screwed in the head. Generation Soy.
john c (6 months ago)
Boys & men express emotion differently than women. Yes, there are societal influences that also come into play. Boys & men are not girls & women. Don't push men to be more like women.
Cat Baker (7 months ago)
wtf if a "parenting expert" lmao
Tanya Alegria (2 months ago)
Exactly!
john scimeca (6 months ago)
Cat Baker a person that does not have kids
Stella Maris (7 months ago)
"If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or being lied about, don't deal in lies, Or being hated, don't give way to hating, And yet don't look too good, nor talk too wise If you can dream - and not make dreams your master; If you can think - and not make thoughts your aim; If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster And treat those two impostors just the same; If you can bear to hear the truth you've spoken Twisted by knaves to make a trap for fools, Or watch the things you gave your life to, broken, And stoop and build 'em up with worn-out tools If you can make one heap of all your winnings And risk it on one turn of pitch-and-toss, And lose, and start again at your beginnings And never breathe a word about your loss; If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew To serve your turn long after they are gone, And so hold on when there is nothing in you Except the will which says to them: 'Hold on!' If you can talk with crowds and keep your virtue, Or walk with Kings - nor lose the common touch, If neither foes nor loving friends can hurt you, If all men count with you, but none too much; If you can fill the unforgiving minute With sixty seconds' worth of distance run, Yours is the Earth and everything that's in it, And - which is more - you'll be a Man, my son!" ― Rudyard Kipling, If: A Father's Advice to His Son
You Need Jesus (9 months ago)
This is bullshit. A mans job is to provide for and protect his family. So boys/men have to be Strong, Logical, Confident, and Sane. Keep going the direction you are going in, and Muslims really will take over this country.
Marsha Creary (10 months ago)
I'm glad they feel comfortable being this candid. I hope that these discussions lead to some self discoveries and revelations that help them to navigate away from harmful behaviors
Johnny GoodFellow (1 year ago)
Fucking pussies I am 19 and went through the same shit but i didn't wine like a bitch!
J Vlonne (1 year ago)
johnny GoodFellow they asked them questions they answered stfu bitch lmaoooo u whining rn
Emmett (1 year ago)
Girls play with dolls when they are young, which gives them a 'motherly' skill where boys are given things like trucks and Legos. This means when men become parents they don't have the same skill as the mother does. I think the problem is the separation of things for boys and girls. These issues start at a young age. Also fatherless homes can create even more issues for boys as well.
NBIM (3 months ago)
john c I was hoping someone responded to that, no need to tire my thumbs any further. Encouraging boys to communicate their emotions, fine. Trying to subtly redefine masculinity in a way that will accommodate homosexuality, not being tolerated. Nice try snowflakes. Boys aren't supposed to learn to be motherly, they will be fathers. And communicating emotions as a man is something they learn from observing the fathers at home. And playing with a bunch of dolls doesn't make an excellent mother, it makes a controlling materialistic hag.
john c (6 months ago)
Emmett so the first thing that pops into your head as a problem for boys is that they don't play with dolls enough, but then fatherless boys comes second. It is the absence of fathers and their leadership which is the most serious problem. That is fine if a boy wants to play with dolls, just don't start parroting people who think it is a problem if boys don't play with dolls.
perfectly created (1 year ago)
Wowowow!!! #LOVED it!!!!
Linda hudson (1 year ago)
Its no wonder boys feel confused in today's society... Quit turning them into girls!!!! They need their fathers to teach them how to be men.
lambchopxoxo (1 year ago)
Cool dads!
INSATIABLE IS MY NAME (1 year ago)
These children need 2 stay off Facebook Instagram Twitter and all that crap stop making celebrities your idol stop trying 2 be like a celebrity when they are not Perfect not even Mom and Dad be yourself be strong Put God first in your life finish school work hard respect people
INSATIABLE IS MY NAME (1 year ago)
Jordan Vitale lol i'm laughing at your comment
J Vlonne (1 year ago)
Insatiable Is my name Love ok? Lmao u sound goofy boy foh I'm weak 😂💀
INSATIABLE IS MY NAME (1 year ago)
Jordan Vitale I knew Some Young Ass Nigga was going 2 say something Nigga I'm Grown For Once second I don't have Anxiety You need 2 stay in a Child's Place lol Go Clean your Room
INSATIABLE IS MY NAME (1 year ago)
Jordan Vitale Go 2 Your Room
J Vlonne (1 year ago)
Insatiable Is my name Love you're on a social media platform right now telling children to stay off of other social media platforms.... huh
Ali Ali (1 year ago)
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