The 'real men' refuse to show emotion, how can you expect tenderness from them?
Women ask themselves questions like, 'will he cry if I leave him? ' If the answers are not positive, they steer away from such relationships. They Make Bad Fathers: When a man looks at a woman, he is seeing a mate for himself.
The collective female experience says that dating such types of men lead to bad and difficult breakups.
, in their most common sense, are used for males of non-human animal species).
Machos in Iberian-descended cultures are expected to possess and display bravery, courage and strength as well as wisdom and leadership, and ser macho (literally, "to be a macho") was an aspiration for all boys.
has a long history in both Spain and Portugal as well as in Spanish and Portuguese languages.
It was originally associated with the ideal societal role men were expected to play in their communities, most particularly, Iberian language-speaking societies and countries.
Portuguese and Spanish machismo refers to the assumption that masculinity is superior to femininity, a concept similar to R. Connell's hegemonic masculinity, in the sense that supposed feminine traits among males (or traits historically viewed as non-feminine among females; see marianismo) are to be deemed undesirable, socially reprovable or deviations.