men vs. womens emotions

1003 Words Jan 28th, 2014 5 Pages
Men vs. Women’s Emotions Most people are aware of the stereotype that women are more emotional than men, which I’m sure that most men will agree that this is true. When a person sees a woman somewhere that is crying, the first thing that the person will think is a women always cries and gets emotional without trying to find out what the woman is upset about. However, the fact that women in general, tend to cry a lot is true. This does not mean that men are less emotional than women. “. Women are expected to be nurturant and emotionally giving, willing to subordinate their own desires to please men and their own interest to take care of children,” (Lorber 231). All it means is that women are better at expressing their emotions and men …show more content…
The arm needed a few stiches. When I looked at my arm at first, I wanted to scream and cry my eyes out. That exact moment my teacher came to me and told me that I was such a courageous boy and shocked how I was not crying after seeing that cut. I knew my teacher had no idea what message she was sending me. She was telling me that if I did cry I would not me tough enough, then I would not be a real man.
Men and women need to make a change together somehow. Men and women are both emotional; men just express it in different ways. If a man can accept the fact it is difficult for him to express his emotions, without telling the reasons why, then men and women might be able to change this together. Women are programmed to love and be able to take care of things. Women want to be there for men. They want to be able to support men, make them feel happy and prevent all of the hate that comes out of men. However men have to accept that they have and are able to feel emotions in order for the women to be able to help. Once he does that, he will be able to do anything. Emotions are not controllable feelings felt inside that you should not be blamed Desai 4 for having. Men and women need to make a change where men will be able to feel safe and express themselves and will receive the support, care and compassion they
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