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The old adage "boys will be boys" implies that it is within the boy's nature to act out and rebel, while girls are expected to conform to society's values. Girls are often encouraged to remain enmeshed with and dependent on their families. While there certainly are some parents who become too enmeshed with their male children as well, causing them to remain dependent on them, far more tend to hold on to their female children, discouraging them from becoming independent, leaving home, and starting a life of their own.
My husband Diego ... my friend Diego ... my mother Diego ... my father Diego ... I Diego ... universe Diversity in unity Why do I call him my Diego? He never was and he never will be mine. He belongs to himself. Unfortunately, Frida, like so many other Disappearing Women, did not belong to herself. She did not have the sense of self necessary to walk away and make a life of her own. As you will see throughout this book, developing and maintaining a sense of self is vital if you are going to stop losing yourself in relationships.
Parents still tend to comfort girls more than boys when they are frightened or injured, and boys are given greater freedom at an earlier age than girls are. Girls Are Raised to Be Protected, Boys to Be S trong Having a sense of competence means believing that we can make things happen for ourselves in the world, that we can master our environments. Unfortunately, the expectations that parents and our culture have for boys lead to far greater feelings of competence than the traditional expectations of girls.