The idea of male vulnerability is so so so ancient

Emotional vulnerability does not equate to softness.

Poseidon in Sint-Veerleplein, Ghent, Belgium by Kedar Gadge — Unsplash

In this post, I am returning to an idea explored in a previous post on mentoring from Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey. But this time, I’m sharing what I’ve learned about male vulnerability from Homer’s beautiful 8BC epopee.

Here’s a refresher of some relevant bits of the story: