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Boys and Girls Worry Differently


Here are some of the things girls worry about: (ranked in order of importance)

• Relationships between family and friends
• Appearance
• School/Grades
• Boyfriend/Girlfriend
• College/Future

Here are some of the things boys worry about: (also ranked in order of importance)

• What to do with time/Having fun
• School/Grades
• Friends
• Girlfriend/Sex
• College/Future

The apparenting.com site is looking at one of the differences between boys and girls: things they worry about. I never considered this to be part of the gender difference literature but found it interesting. What are your thoughts? Do boys and girls worry about different or similar things in life?


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