There being, I think, no such thing as femininity, one is in a bit of a fix if he or she wants to discuss the subject. Still, it and masculinity are hard to ignore since we all believe in them, and so it may be useful to sort psychoanalytic ideas on this subject once again, adding a few hypotheses. In doing this, I shall challenge my own hypotheses by discussing the development of marked femininity in males as well as in females (for it is reasonable to suggest that similar behavior has similar causes, even in different sexes) and also the development of marked masculinity in females.
KeywordsGender Identity Masculine Behavior Marked Masculinity Feminine Behavior Male Genital
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