While it’s been extensively reported that men can be pricks, what you may not also have so front of mind is that guys, too, can be made to ‘feel small,’ by insensitive comments in the bedroom. For centuries, men have been required to give off a macho persona, one that can never be dented and that is immune to feelings (so the damaging stereotype goes). And no matter how many times we repeat to ourselves “sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me,” truth is, some comments really can hit us right where it hurts.
Which is why, when a recent TikTok video caught the internet’s attention, it made such waves.
Posted by TikTok account and podcast Bloody Brilliant Beers, the video shows one Australian man phoning into the podcast to ask: “What’s the most degrading thing you’ve ever heard in the bedroom?”
Before the podcast hosts can chime in, the caller says he’ll go first. “She said to me, is that it?” – in reference to the size of his manhood.
Trying to make light of the situation, he continued, “I don’t know what she wanted me to say, because that was it.” But, while the podcast hosts may have laughed about the situation, it’s a rude enough comments to give any Small Penis Carrier a case of the willies…
The TikTok video has received hundreds of comments, from both men and women, with many girls adding their own versions of similar comments they’ve made (to men). These include, “you’re kidding me”,…
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