Ok, intersecting paradigms might be:

Ok, intersecting paradigms might be:

Paradigm 1:
“I am a man in the USA. I am expected to be tough like John Wayne.”

Paradigm 2:
“I am a man in the USA. I am expected to be understanding and thoughtful like Hugh Grant once he gets over himself.”

Paradigm 3:
I am a human. Beyond the plumbing and some hormonal differences, gender is a socially constructed collective fantasy.

Paradigm 4:
I am rational and think logically.

Paradigm 5:
I am a little boy trapped in a man’s body, confused about what’s happening around me.

Paradigm 6:
I must be authentic as authentic people are. [see John Wayne for male archetype]

Paradigm 7:
I must pretend in order to tie these intersecting paradigms together.

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