Challenging Casanova

Challenging Casanova Changing Perceptions About Male SexualityIn His Groundbreaking New Book, Noted Expert On Teenage And Adult Masculine Behavior Andrew Smiler Debunks The Myth That Teenage Boys And Young Men Are Barely Able To Control Their Sex Drives, Which May Lead To Destructive Hyper Sexuality, Unwanted Pregnancy, And Sexually Transmitted Diseases Dr Smiler Helps Us Recognize That The Majority Of Boys And Men Do Not Fit This Stereotype And That Boys Sexual Development Is Multi Faceted He Also Shows How This Shift In Attitude Could Help Create Young Men Who Are Mature, And Have Better Relationships With Partners And Friends Explains How The Casanova Complex Has Developed Over Time And How It Can Hurt Young Males Provides The Latest Research On Male Sexuality, Including Information From The Author S Own Studies Offers Guidance For Parents And Counselors Of Boys Who Want To Help Them Develop Lasting And Meaningful Relationships, As Well As For The Parents Of Girls Who Are Dating.This Book Dismantles The Stereotype Of Boys As Driven Only By An Obsession With Having Intercourse With Multiple Partners, And Calls For Deeper Growth And Understanding Of Modern Masculinity. Ok, full disclosure I m married to the author But I m not a psychologist, I don t study media or gender or anything like that, so while I ve heard a lot about his work over the years, I ve never read much of it And I think this book gives a great big picture look at why ways we talk about and treat men especially adolescent men harms them and us as a
This is a great read for parents of boys The author presents a lot of data that is not widely discussed about the actual sexual and relational realities of teen boys today There are many helpful suggestions about how to discuss gender stereotypes, familial values about sex, consent, and media literacy At times the writing is uneven but that isthan made up for by the information conveyed If you re concerned with how to help your son avoid the traps of toxic masculinity and sexual entitl This is a great read for parents of boys The author presents a lot of data that is not widely discussed about the actual sexual and relational realities of teen boys today There are many helpful suggestions about how to discuss gender stereotypes, familial values about sex,
Boys don t have to be boys but we sure want them to think so Overall, I appreciate Smiler s effort to delegitimize male culture that emphasizes and trains men to be Casanovas promiscuous and disregardful of women He hits upon several points that correspond to my own experience while also leading down some roads I had not thought of There are some places here he comes up short e.g he argues that the male as player only really began to be celebrated in the 1960s and beyond but ignore Boys don t have to be boys but we sure want them to think so Overall, I appreciate Smiler s effort to delegitimize male culture that emphasizes and trains men to be Casanovas promiscuous and disregardful of women He hits upon several points that correspond to my own experience while also leading down some roads I had not thought of There are some places here he comes up short e.g he argues that the male as player only really began to be celebrated in the 196
Through reliable research this book was able to achieve its aims to dismantle the stereotype of boys as driven only by an obsession with having intercourse with multiple partners, and call for deeper growth a
Decent, but not great The author is arguing that we need to stop forcing the player stereotype on boys most boys don t want that , but in the process slut shames boys who aresexually active and reenforces a lot of stereotypes he s trying to debunk. Decent, but not great The author is arguing that we need to stop forcing the player stereotype on boys most boys don t want that , but in the process slut shames boys who aresexually active and reenforces a lot of stereotypes he s trying to debunk. Some of this was definitely directed at the parents of teenage boys, but it was still fascinating.

[BOOKS] ✯ Challenging Casanova  ✴ Andrew P. Smiler – Rarefishingbooks.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 278 pages
  • Challenging Casanova
  • Andrew P. Smiler
  • English
  • 16 February 2017
  • 1118072669