It’s not a taboo to a man. It’s hard wired. Men have no interest in extended conversations about their feeling. When feminists say men should … It’s frustrating for both sides. When you place a bunch of expectations on men their reaction means rejection of you. Being alone, without male companionship is the price you pay for being “principled” . Many woman have made that choice. I am not being judgemental. We live the choices we make.