Deep Secrets by Niobe Way
Boys' Friendships and the Crisis of Connection

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Deep Secrets reveals the false story we tell about boys, friendships, and human nature. Niobe Way argues that boys experience a “crisis of connection” as they approach manhood. Human needs and capacities are given a sex (female) and a sexuality (gay), and thus are discouraged for those who are neither.
 

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Niobe Way is Professor of Applied Psychology at New York University and director of the Ph.D. program in Developmental Psychology.
 
Published August 15, 2011 by Harvard University Press. 336 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Political & Social Sciences, Parenting & Relationships, Self Help. Non-fiction

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Way's (Everyday Courage: The Lives and Stories of Urban Teenagers) new book offers a surprising glimpse into the hearts of American boys, revealing a group of lonely young men who crave acceptance and belonging and deeply miss the friendships of their childhood.

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