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13 Harsh Truths Every Man Should Know

Consolidated efforts to give both genders equal opportunities, close the pay gap and literacy levels have been largely successful. Sadly, this progress has also led to a neglect of the human male species. Phasing out of initiation rites that saw older men inculcate important life lessons in the younger generation coupled with deteriorating economic fundamentals that plague the modern man who is still expected to be a provider and protector has left him feeling frustrated, disillusioned and emasculated.

With his position in the society threatened, his identity lost and afraid of being branded a misogynist the modern African man can no longer speak out his mind, choosing to suffer in silence. This ends today. The following are 13 harsh truths about life every man should know.

CHEATING ON THE WOMAN YOU LOVE!

 

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It’s Friday evening, traffic out of the city is heavy. You pray that the widespread cumulonimbus clouds hold on until you reach your destination. You just got back from a week-long workshop in Kisumu. You long for two things, your bed and having the woman you love most in your arms.  After maneuvering through the chaotic traffic, you get home only to find your lady preparing Ugali, chicken, and managu, your favorite dish.