There were, however, mainstream experts who theorized that a "sissy" boy was the result of a domineering mother. Julie didn't believe it. She didn't want to care what her neighbors thought, but she did care. "Domineering mother" meant bad mother.
Lacking a positive role model of her own, and fearful of the negative stereotype of an overbearing Jewish mother, Julie embarked on an unexpected parenting path as Harry grew up to be a confident and happily nonconformist adult. Harry knew who he was all along. Despite some stumbles, Julie learned that her job was simply to let her child be his authentic self.
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 431 g
Dimensions: 209 x 140 x 30 mm