Study Suggests We Need to Be More Careful About Stressing Our Baby Boys

Jan 11, 2017 at 11:48 am |
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Researcher says baby boys are less resilient than baby girls

“Boys don’t cry.”

“Toughen up.”

“Be a man”

These are phrases that I remembering hearing boys be told when I was young… they are outdated and yet I still seem to hear them even today.

Even today we often hear that boys need to be tough, manly and not grow up to be “wimps.”

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“Boys don’t cry.” “Toughen up.” “Be a man” These are phrases that I remembering hearing boys be told when I was young… they are outdated and yet I still seem to hear them even today. Even today we often hear that boys need to be tough, manly and not grow up to be “wimps.”

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