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Hispanic tradition of “El Machismo” can lead to abuse

By Karla Lozano November, 2017 Ma•chis•mo /mäˈCHēzmō/, strong or aggressive masculine pride.   The tradition of machismo among Hispanic men can lead to aggression and abusive behavior towards the women in their lives.   Their sense of masculinity includes a belief in their sexual prowess and power. A machismo male feels entitled to obedience...