masculine grief

masculine grief

A term referring to the tendency for men to be less demonstrative in grief (e.g., than women), variously alleged to be due to anatomical, physiological, anthropological and/or sociological reasons.
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This contention involves a subsidiary argument that female mourning practices (such as extensive weeping) were increasingly relegated to the private, domestic sphere while the stoic display of masculine grief was incorporated into the political displays of the public, civic sphere.