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Secrets To Raising Respectful Boys

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Devalue Physical Dominance
From an early age, most boys receive messages that they must be tough and physically strong. Certain aspects of physicality can be prosocial, such as when it's used to cooperate or lead in team sports.

However, overemphasis on physical power can result in pressure to conform to a prescribed type of masculinity and result in problematic behaviors, such as taking resources and physical aggression.