Once again, you saying it, doesn’t make it so. Once again, I’ve got data and research and you’ve got nothing but your unsupported and fearful opinions.

Mindlab founder and chairman Dr. David Lewis said: “Gender stereotypes about men being stoic and women being emotional are reinforced by our day-to-day consumption of media and our social interactions.

“We tend to oversimplify and exaggerate the perceived differences between men and women and are more likely to focus on evidence that supports our existing gender stereotypes.

“This study suggests that men feel emotion just as much as women, sometimes more strongly, but are less willing to express these emotions openly due to expectations put on them by society.”

Men Are More Emotional Than Women But Less Likely To Show It

Stephen Agar from Royal Mail said: “What our research has shown is that underneath a stereotype of a tough exterior, men are really emotional but they don’t like to admit it.

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