Here's how to inoculate ourselves against negative ones. Verified by Psychology Today. Understanding the Erotic Code.
Yesterday, a Reader's Digest story posted by Your Tango caught my eye, because it was all Freudian like that. Our mother's characteristics leave an indelible impression, and we are forever after attracted to people with her facial features, body type, personality, even sense of humor. If our mother was warm and giving, as adults we tend to be attracted to people who are warm and giving.
Many kids love to play dress up, but what would you do if your little boy preferred pink, princess dresses to cowboy outfits? That question led mother of two, Cheryl Kilodavis to write her new children's book, "My Princess Boy". In this week's parenting segment, host Michel Martin speaks with Kilodavis about accepting her five-year-old son's preferences.
Read the entire series here. It reinforces a set of low-standard stereotypes that perpetuate dangerously misogynistic values and cause our sons to be ill-equipped for the full human experience. The truth is, boys will be the boys we teach them to be. One of the most important challenges we face as parents is to dismantle traditional notions of masculinity.
IAN was just a boy when his mother raped him. These are the harrowing stories that need to be told. As an adult he has realised the experience was incredibly damaging.
I was riding the bus to Via del Corso when I noticed a smoldering-hot Italian guy checking out my legs. Get a therapist; I know, I know. Anyway, before I could do anything about it, there he was, kissing another woman.
Published on February 23rd, by Aya de Leon. He was at least a courteous enough son to put his mama in his TV show. Gemma Evans. Jason Rosewell.
How could this be? But really—I dig this stage. I mean, I love my kids at every stage, but certainly some years nearly killed me.
He has penned pages under the title Why Men Hate Women, suggesting that, beneath protestations of love and caring, just about every man is festering with hostility. And that includes the chaps with whom so many of us have shared our lives. So it is with a certain trepidation that I knock on the door of his north London flat, wondering quite what level of fear and loathing to expect when the beast within responds. In the event, Mr Jukes, a psychotherapist, is a pretty mild embodiment of misogyny.