If you love someone, create a welcoming space for them to (safely and healthily) express themselves.
Some people don't want to "talk about their problems" but will be willing to discuss artwork created during their rough times.
@_shekinahc I don't think we're capable of eating meat. Otherwise we wouldn't have to cook it. I've never seen a wolf BBQ.
Don't simply write him off as an emotional Neanderthal or shallow b/c he doesn't express himself how you want him to.