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I certainly agree that boys need NOT be pushed away from Moms (and love and comfort!)
It is a brilliant book with many compelling examples and its arguments are wholly consistent with common sense and instinct.
When we come to understand this unconscious behavior we can counteract it and have the lasting connection we want.
I'm surprised this viewpoint isn't heard more often because it makes perfect sense.
I certainly agree that boys need NOT be pushed away from Moms (and love and comfort! Read more
Great book for everyone. I had no consciousness about how much pressure I had on myself about how I'm supposed to mold my son into being what I think a man is supposed to be until... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Dana J. Massuk
It is an outstanding & courageous book. I wish I had read it when I was younger. Would however have liked references to those who are carrying on in this tradition in different... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Monica Ghosh
Olga Silverstein's book would be much more enjoyable if she spent more time talking about case histories and psychotherapeutic methods, and completely stopped talking about movies. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Jillian St Andre
I was born after the feminist revolution had done most of it's hardest work, and so I have experienced a world that embraces girls and women in wonderful ways. Read morePublished on March 9, 2012 by Sara Simmons
My two children are boys, but they are 24 and 26! So why did I buy this book, you ask? A friend and I were recently discussing how our culture has different expectations for men... Read morePublished on December 21, 2008 by Librarian
Just want to recommend this book to other mothers of sons. It's a very unique book in that it's not about the details of raising boys, rather it's about how our culture and learned... Read morePublished on September 9, 2008 by Laurie Puhn
The author is indifferent regarding the development of masculine characteristics. The positive reviews seem to be from readers who sought the book because it reinforces their own... Read morePublished on March 27, 2001 by sulavik