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Gender Identity Jennifer PSY/265 June 3, 2011 Cheryl Sexton Radford 1
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Gender Identity A person’s gender identity is the actual awareness of being either a boy or a girl. However, just because a person is physically a boy or girl, does not mean that they actually feel this way, they may feel just the opposite. When we are formed in the mothers’ body our gender is decided for us. Depending on the chromosome that our mothers’ egg receives from our father we become either a male or female. When we are born most of us are raised according to what gender we are. There are some people that feel trapped inside of their bodies due to their gender. Some will have surgery in order to change themselves, while others will only go as far as dressing like the opposite gender. Many men are regarded as being strong, hard headed, being assertive and getting dirty. Women are regarded as being tender, caring, nurturing, and clean. Many women are open about their feelings, while some men tend to keep what they are feeling inside. Women are known to be more laid back in Radford 2
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situations than men are. Men tend to be much more aggressive than women
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