'I think it's so important to just, like look I'm proud of you. I love what you're doing. You're such a help in my life..." says one person.
There is a notion that men often do not express their feelings in front of anyone. People think that male friends only talk about sports and cars among themselves. However, that's not always the case. @doseofsociety, a TikTok page asked men to share with their male friends that they love them and there were varied responses.
In one video, the host asks a person if he tells his male friends how much he loves them and he responds, "Every day." He is then asked to call one of his friends and tell him the same. He calls and says, "Yo, my bro, how are you doing? Well, I just wanted to call up and tell you I love you, bro. I'm proud of you." His friend responds, "Aw, what the hell. Thank you so much. That is so so incredibly kind." The caller tells him, "You deserve it, bro. You're everything." The call ends with his friend saying, "Aw, you're everything, bruv. Shut up bruv. I appreciate that man." The host then asks him who that was and he explains, "That was my mate from Bartek. I've known him since early secondary school, mates for ten years now."
He is then asked, "How was it for him?" "It would definitely mean a lot but that's standard for us. We do that all the time." The video concludes with him saying, "I think it's so important to just, like look I'm proud of you. I love what you're doing. I love you. You're such a help in my life or you've helped me experience life in such a way. It's a great way. I think it's so important to share those moments with, like your bros."
Such heart-warming conversations are not something that is expected of men but this one would definitely melt many hearts. The sweet video clip has more than 52k views on TikTok. It is captioned, "Remember to tell your male friends that they’re loved." Many were impressed by the way the man responded. @larlars76 commented, "What a lovely guy." @curiosi_kat expressed, "What an absolute legend! I wish more people did this & considered it standard."@joeleliaskivi wrote, "I wish I could do that, it just comes out so weird from my mouth. I hope I'm getting there, people need to know that I love them." @hiraethsole said, "he is so sweet and his friend is so wholesome." @mayadoron38 shared, "Men letting men know they are loved!!! Yes YES!!!!" @arynsadventures pointed out, "So glad he does this!"@itskarim96 commented, "That’s so damn beautiful." @jama9904 wrote, "Nope, I never tell them! It’s just cultural way!"
In another video, a man called up his friend and told him that he loves him and he responded that he loves him too and he will make him cry. Later in the video, he says that he realizes that they don't often intentionally say that they love each other and it is mostly something they say at the end of a conversation. "When you love somebody, you tell them no matter who it is, I think people get weird about it as well, especially men," he emphasizes. Dose of Society is a socially powered video platform for unheard voices. They create similar videos asking people their views on different topics like depression, love, break-up, insecurity, etc.
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