The Power of Touch

I haven’t shaken off a friend’s comment about her son when he was 4 and in preschool. He wondered why the girls in the class got to sit on the teacher’s lap and be cuddled, while he and the other boys just got to play Leggos.

The following article by Mark Greene explores “touch isolation” relating to boys in American culture, its ramifications, and the hope that change is slowly evolving.