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    Is it true that girls are generally more supportive of other girl friends when they encounter emotional difficulties then guys with other guys? I mean say a girl were to break down in tears over something her girl friend might give her a shoulder to cry on & say a lot of kind words but with guys I'd say that they will be more inclined to think of their friend as "weak" & tell him to "man up" etc.

    I did recently help a guy friend get over a girl he was infatuated with but we are both not one of them "loud macho guys" so to speak. Basically I think the male & female psyche is different in these type of situations. Girls are more likely to speak up if have some problems mentally than guys.
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    Is it true that girls are generally more supportive of other girl friends when they encounter emotional difficulties then guys with other guys? I mean say a girl were to break down in tears over something her girl friend might give her a shoulder to cry on & say a lot of kind words but with guys I'd say that they will be more inclined to think of their friend as "weak" & tell him to "man up" etc.

    I did recently help a guy friend get over a girl he was infatuated with but we are both not one of them "loud macho guys" so to speak. Basically I think the male & female psyche is different in these type of situations. Girls are more likely to speak up if have some problems mentally than guys.
    *leans forward* Is that Dev Patel?

    Anyway lol

    Ugh at bold. I don't do that. It doesn't make me less woman either. I can't believe this is a question in 2015. Men console and morally support their friends. Women don't always. Then there is vice versa. If I have a friend who is sobbing I just look at her like . I'm a tough love kind of person. If I do physically console you it's to manipulate you. Said it. Now sue me. The only person I physically console is my little sister and an S.O.
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    Males are socialised into wanting to repress their emotions and not discuss "emotional subjects" with their peers. Females not so much. I don't think it's an innate part of the male/female psychology by any means.

    It ****ed me up though and that's why now I'm just brutally honest about anything I think. If I think you're an ******** and want to punch you in the face I will tell you. If I feel like hiding in a corner and crying to myself for 2hours because of how great a failure I am, I will tell you. Assuming there is an incentive to tell "one" in the first place... Obviously I dont seek out people I dislike to tell them I dislike them and so on.
 
 
 
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