By Phyllis A. Katz (auth.), Claire B. Kopp (eds.)
Every girl needs to be full of disgrace on the suggestion that she is lady. -Clement of Alexandria, c. 150-215 The 5 worst infirmities that afflict the feminine are indocility, discontent, slan der, jealousy, and silliness .... Such is the stupidity of woman's personality, that it really is incumbent upon her in each specific, to mistrust herself and to obey her husband. -Confucian Marriage guide Nature meant girls to be our slaves. they're our estate; we're not theirs. They belong to us, simply as a tree that bears fruit belongs to a gardener. What a mad proposal to call for equality for women.. . girls are not anything yet machines for generating young children. -Napoleon Bonaparte the actual fact of the problem is that the top accountability of a lady most likely is to be in the world lengthy sufficient to discover the simplest mate attainable for herself, and con ceive young ones who will increase the species. -Norman Mailer learn those rates and wonder!! ask yourself on the power, tenacity, and style of ladies who've persisted outrageous slings and arrows with no changing into violent, uncaring, or incapacitated. stable stuff is contained in our double X, preserved and nurtured for different, much less dis torted instances. the ladies in Context sequence is a mirrored image of the sunrise ing mild slowly illuminating lady as exact in many ways, yet nei ther under nor greater than guy. definitely, our imperfect international can good use all of the abilities and functions that women and men possess.
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During this time, the same-sex peer group remains a significant and primary source of influence. Same-sex friends provide both social continuity from childhood and a comparison group with which to evaluate one's own physical changes. Physical maturity occurs about two years earlier in girls than in boys, which undoubtedly has many psychological implications. First, it makes same-sex bonding more likely during this time, since males and females are asynchronous. Second, this earlier maturity may be associated with higher levels of stress for females.
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Becoming Female: Perspectives on Development by Phyllis A. Katz (auth.), Claire B. Kopp (eds.)