Peter Pan Syndrome
So what's wrong with living in your Mom's basement until your in your forties, playing computer games all day, and just hanging with your friends? Nothing - just blame it all on 'women these days.' Is there really a crisis of masculinity? How have male / female roles changed?
It's a widely-agreed belief that girls mature faster than boys. But a new book claims that an increasing number of men never grow up at all.
Author Kay S. Hymowitz says that the rise of women at school and in the workplace is fuelling a 'Peter Pan syndrome' in the opposite sex - men who continue to act like teenagers well into adulthood. She says that changing sexual hierarchies mean that today's men are uncertain about their social role.
In her book, Manning Up: How the Rise of Women Has Turned Men Into Boys, she explains: 'Today's pre-adult male is like an actor in a drama in which he only knows what he shouldn't say.
Is just feminist bashing bunk or is there some truth here? Don't miss this session of F&R. Bring a date too.