Older men cling to 1950’s, ’60’s blueprint of masculinity

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/10/161019110902.htm

Older men adhere closely to an idealized masculinity script that is incompatible with the realities of later life, a new study suggests. The mismatch between aging and the often ageless expectations of popular masculinity leaves senior men without a blueprint to behave or handle emotions, according to a new literature review.

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