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Family Matters

It’s Okay For Girls To Be Angry, And For Boys To Be Sad

Telling our children their emotions are gender based is harmful.

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One of the most vivid memories I have from childhood centers on emotions. My brother was angry often, and my mother always chalked it up to him simply being male. However, if I dared show anger about anything, I was told it wasn’t ladylike. Similarly, if he…

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Chloe Cuthbert

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