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Kids' Health

Toxic masculinity in boys is fueling an epidemic of loneliness

Emotional isolation has calamitous health implications, and it's becoming more prevalent in America. Why? One developmental psychologist says America's toxic masculine culture kills young boys' friendships right as boys are expected to "grow up" into men, and those loss of friendships may echo throughout men's lives.

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