The latest information on sexual medicine and psychology, plus analysis of sex in popular culture

More on Parenting a Non-Girlie Girl

People smile indulgently at a tom-boy girl. A sissy-boy doesn't elicit the same kind of indulgence. Some of us get to choose whether to play dress-up or baseball. Some of us don't. It's not exactly fair. But neither are most things where gender is concerned. Read More

Dad's are important

This is why Dad's are so important. They don't need to be told how to deal with the non-girlie girl. They just go out and play catch with them.

Post new comment

The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Allowed HTML tags: <a> <em> <strong> <cite> <code> <ul> <ol> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd>
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
  • You may quote other posts using [quote] tags.

More information about formatting options

Stephen Snyder, M.D., is a sex and couples therapist, psychiatrist, and writer in New York City. He is currently Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. more...

Subscribe to SexualityToday

Current Issue

Let It Go!

It can take a radical reboot to get past old hurts and injustices.