“Lovers are temporary. A bromance can last a lifetime.”

Over the past decade, I’ve noticed the way female issues have been thrust to the fore with female reporting in the media. Girls are better achievers at school as I assume they are given more encouragement by their female teachers. With all the opportunities and support now available it is a great time to be a woman in the world’s developed countries. Meanwhile, New Zealand has one of the highest incidents of teen suicide in the world. From my research, most of these kids are boys. In the western world, it appears to me that male issues have been shunted into the shadows. If a guy has the courage to comment on his life threatening thoughts or complains about the unnecessary demands from an autocratic female boss, he is more often than not brushed aside as just a moaner or worse, is labelled a loser. read more