• Emotional isolation

    Posted by Barbara Micucci on 2/27/2009 7:00:00 AM

    As I read last night about the impact that denying emotional needs has upon our boys, I was struck by how some of their super heroes exemplify this concept. They used Superman as an example. He was abandoned as a child and when the pressures of the mortals becomes too great he retreats into his batcave which is "an underground den full of gadgets, computer technology, and a set of hot wheels but bereft of any emotional comforts." I wonder if this what their video games gives boys - a safe haven to retreat to so that they don't have to engage in human contact or be vulnerable. Think about it.......................      

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  • Raising Cain Blog

    Posted by Barbara Micucci on 2/1/2009 3:00:00 PM
    Welcome to our Raising Cain blog. This will be a place where you can share your personal experiences and comment on the book as you read. I'm hoping you will use this as a way to further connect with the topic at hand. We will meet again on March 19th at 7:00. Please don't wait until then to share your thoughts and feelings. I'm lookng forward to hearing from you. Happy Reading! 
    Barb Micucci 
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