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How To Raise A Boy

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    The Joyful Dancing Boys of Instagram“My friends will ask me [on Instagram] ‘can you teach me how to dance?’ Every time we go play at recess I teach my friends moves.”
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    A College Student Explains Modern Dating to His Mother“You just have to be a lot more careful. I wouldn’t approach someone on campus and just say ‘Hey,’ and start talking. My friends don’t either.”
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    Porn, Condoms, and Consent: Talking to Boys About Sex“Sometimes my friends are like ‘DO IT! She wants it!’ And I’m like … does she really want it? Or are you just saying that?”
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    31 Famous Men As BoysToday’s cultural icons, political leaders, and tech moguls, captured in their early years.
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    After My Son Lost His Dad, He Found BaseballAs his father was growing weaker, Davey needed to feel strong. Tough jocks were what was required, not a mother’s smoothing and curating.
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    What Kids Think About Emotions, Aggression, Stereotypes, and ConsentWhat does it mean to be a boy? If you ask them they’ll tell you, and their answers will be complex.
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    The Moment I Decided to Throw Out My Son’s Toy WeaponsI have no illusion that taking away his guns is a game-changing heroic act: Toxic masculinity lies in constant wait for my boy. But I have no regrets.
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    Boys Often Don’t Recognize When They’ve Been Sexually AssaultedWhat surprised me after a year-and-a-half spent interviewing young men was how often they brought up their own experience of unwanted sex.
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    What I Learned From Being a Daughter Raised Like a SonMy father wrestled, watched football, and played basketball with me and my sister. He also taught us to want things, to want to win.
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    How Mothers Talk to Their Sons About RaceFour perspectives on stereotypes, diversity, police, fear, and expectations.
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    Playing Video Games With My Son Isn’t What I Thought It Would BeReflections of a video-game kid turned video-game dad.
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    How Mothers Talk to Their Sons About RaceFive perspectives on stereotypes, diversity, police, fear, and expectations.
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    How I Raised 5 Sons To Respect WomenThere’s a testosterone overload in my house.
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    What Happened After My College Found Me Guilty of Sexual Misconduct“The experience was an eye-opener. It taught me not to mess with women anymore.”
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    The Stories My Sons and I ShareAbout Chloe Kim, Dude Perfect, Tiger Parents, and our own family.
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    Raise Your Son to Be a Good Man, Not a ‘Real’ ManProving that we are “real men” to other men sometimes requires us to do the wrong thing. We can teach our boys to do better.
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    I Love Conversations With My Son, Even If He Doesn’t Really Hear MeI live in dread of what one of my colleagues once described to me as the “silent years,” when boys descend into an impenetrable muteness.
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    7 Insights From Social Science on Raising a BoyFrom infancy to adolescence.
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    What Aggression Really Means to BoysSix perspectives on violence, parents, play, rage, fear, and intimacy.
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    What Should I Teach My Sons?The masculine scripts of previous generations seem especially problematic today, in a world run by the aggressive and the bullying.
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    Teenage Brothers on Sex, Social Media, and What Their Parents Don’t Understand“Sometimes we’re going to be awkward. Sometimes we’re going to be mean. We’re not trying to be.”
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    What Black Panther Means to My Black SonA father talks to his teenage son and his three friends about the film’s resonance, black masculinity, and the importance of representation.
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    My Son Loves GunsHow much about violence do I want him to understand?