Son, we have to have the talk…

about girls…

You will soon be seven. It means that sometimes girls don’t like you.

When somebody doesn’t like you, you will experience an emotion called shame. It is a very powerful emotion, and it is sometimes so strong that boys start to behave bad.

So I want to talk to you about this emotion so you can prepare for it, and learn to handle it in a way that is good for you.

When girls, don’t want to play, we call it rejection. As a boy you will encounter it hundreds, maybe thousands of times, before…