Myth #4: Gender Differences Ruin Marriages

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Myth #4: Gender Differences Ruin Marriages

Some people hold to cultural stereotypes about the sexes: that women are more emotional than men, men are more skillful with tools, women are more intuitive than men, and men are more sexual than women. These beliefs inhibit communication and intimacy by emphasizing differences rather than similarities.

   

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