Real men don t cry. Real men don t complain. Why are you whining like a girl? We come across such phrases all the time. These gender-based stereotypes make it harder for a person to express feel and talk. Mental health problems don t see gender they can happen to anybody. If you have a male friend whom you know is going through a difficult phase in life don t hesitate to offer your help. Here are some of the most common reasons why men don t talk about their mental health according to Dr Anuneet Sabharwal MBBS MD Psychiatry.