Andrew Tan Wei Aun Unboxed: Escaping the Man Box

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Tan Wei Aun explores the role of touch in masculinity through the lens of friendship. Unboxed shines a spotlight on male friendships that feature vulnerability as a common currency and physical affection as a form of emotional expression. The “man box” suggests boys/men are hurting, have no room to show weakness, and are often the problem. Tan Wei Aun observes that there is freedom and support in vulnerability.