this is what an ideal male should be: 1) have tons of friends. in fact, be the leader of the group at school/college 2) never be bullied. in fact always stand up for himself 3) be an expert in car driving, bike riding, bank-related work, tax-related work, lawyer-related work, computer-related work, studies, cooking, plumber, electrician, car-mechanic 4) straight 5) look after his family. be the shoulder others can lean on 6) have a gf 7) have a muscular body, 6-pack abs 8) have a few flings 9) get married in late 20s, have kids in early 30s 10) always be happy 11) have no life regrets 12) never fall ill 13) have a good sense of humor 14) must love pets 15) must always help relatives 16) must have a radiant smile 17) must know how to handle goons, cops 18) never complains to authorities about bullies, sorts everything on his own these are the points i used to believe (or was made to believe). feel free to add any points you think refer to an ideal male. clearly the pressure is too much to handle.