How this former pickup artist is relearning what it means to be a 'real man'
Harris O'Malley used to be a womanizer before discovering that it led to feelings of emptiness
This story was originally published on May 3, 2019.
Growing up, Harris O'Malley didn't feel like his lived up to the stereotype of a "real man". So in his 20s, he tried to change that by becoming a pickup artist. But eventually, he realized it was a destructive path. He speaks with Piya about finding the balance in extremes and what he's learned about taking pride in being a man during a time of strong gender politics.
This story appears in the Out in the Open episode, "Point of Pride".