Deep Secrets: Boys' Friendships and the Crisis of Connection

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"Boys are emotionally illiterate and don't want intimate friendships." In this empirically grounded challenge to our stereotypes about boys and men, Niobe Way reveals the intense intimacy among teenage boys especially during early and middle adolescence. Boys not only share their deepest secrets and feelings with their closest male friends, they claim that without them they would go "wacko." Yet as boys become men, they become distrustful, lose these friendships, and feel isolated and alone. Drawing from hundreds of ...

Deep Secrets: Boys' Friendships and the Crisis of Connection 2013, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass

ISBN-13: 9780674072428

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Deep Secrets: Boys' Friendships and the Crisis of Connection 2011, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass

ISBN-13: 9780674046641

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