Alden Tan
1 min readMay 26, 2018


This really got to me.

I grew up with a ton of anger issues and I had like zero outlet to express that anger.

Why? Because so many times I spoke to friends about my problems and suddenly I am labelled petty and overly sensitive.

It was THE punch in the gut for me, like I had problems no one could relate to.

I ended up holding it all in and it just built up on an insane level.

The new masculinity today for me is to simply express what I feel to the right people.