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Thank you for the article, Dr. Apter.
Men have been made invisible not only in psychological research, but throughout the culture. Democrats only created the Office of Women's Health, but ignored men's health, despite the shorter average male life expectancy, and the 4-times-greater male suicide rate,
Elizabeth Warren stood under an arch honoring George Washington, and said, "We're not here because of famous arches or famous men. In fact, we're not here because of men at all". In the same breath, Warren dismissed both George Washington, and every man alive in America today.
College campuses have numerous programs that are only open to women, in open defiance of laws that prohibit sex discrimination.
You wrote: "It began with the challenge to prevalent theories of female adolescent development that were skewed by male norms. Girls were said to lag behind the boys in their development because they remained closely attached to their families  or because they used more personal-focused arguments when they grappled with moral questions.  "
Actually, the opposite is true: Boys lag behind girls in school, and are much more likely to drop out of high school. In addition, boys (and men) have far poorer outcomes in educational attainment, alcohol and drug abuse, life expectancy, and suicide. Please search for "Chart of the Day: For Every 100 Girls/Women", posted on aei dot org, to see a chart that shows precise comparisons for the far poorer outcomes faced by boys/men compared to girls/women.
There are many more examples, but this is a good start.
Thank you again, Dr. Apter. Please keep up the excellent work.
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