“Artificial distinctions of what’s ‘man-like’ and what’s ‘woman-like’ are part of what makes abusive behavior more common in men,” Navratil says. “Boys are told to be a man, and that automatically cuts you off to a whole level of learning how to feel and express and communicate and relate.”
…m well, what tends to happen for Nice Guys is that builds up a lot of resentment,” Glover explains. Nice Guys try to control the behavior of others with their own. When this doesn’t work, they either become passive-aggressive or hold their anger in until it explodes.