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Masculine & Feminine, Left- & Right-Brained Thinking Compared

An intentionally simplistic model of a complex topic Michael Haupt  The following diagram represents schematically the complex polar opposites of two different views of the world, while simultaneously acknowledging recent neuroscience research that dismisses the simplistic misconceptions that the left hemisphere of the brain is hard-nosed, logical and male while the right hemisphere …

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What Does it Mean to Be Feminine?

Can you be feminine and smart, strong and successful? Marcia Reynolds Psy.D. Wander Woman When I was young, my mother told me it was more important to be smart than feminine. Being feminine meant I was weak. If I were to take care of myself in a world I couldn’t …

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Masculine Characteristics – A New Approach

by GRAHAM PHOENIX The way for us to move forward as men is to develop our own norms based on our core masculine characteristics and our response to cultural conditioning not based on the dominant cultural norms; that is create our own personal masculinity. This move away from the feminine was …

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Masculine vs Feminine Traits

True masculinity is not the complete opposite of feminine, but it is very different. This chart shows masculine and feminine personality traits on a spectrum. As a man, you want to showcase your positive masculine traits and don’t want the negative masculine traits. Having positive feminine traits is neutral and …

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Masculine Psychology

By Roya Monajem, Tehran Unlike women, masculine sexuality is determined by two unlike chromosomes, X and Y, coming from ‘their’ mothers and fathers respectively. The Y chromosome carries the necessary information for development of male characteristics. Male characteristics on the psychological level develop as the result of their primary duties granted …

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The Male Brain: What’s Really Going On in There

llustration: Edwin Fotheringham By Carol Mither Is he truly incapable of putting down the toilet seat? Can he really have passionate sex and not even think about calling you again? We go exploring for answers.The more science learns about how men are different from us (right down to the structure …

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The Psychology of Men

Real men don’t talk about their feelings, or do they? Excursion into Philosophy by Edward Hopper, 1959 Tyger Latham Psy.D. Therapy Matters Source Most men don’t spend a lot of time thinking about what it means to them to be a man.  That’s because in our society being a man …

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How to Handle the Male Ego

Dr Savita Date MenonJim Carrey, the Hollywood funny guy who makes even funnier faces says, “I own and operate a ferocious ego.” Colin Powell, ex US Secretary of State adds to that, “One may understand the cosmos, but never the ego.The self is more distant than any star.” The male …

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