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The Importance of Men as Caregivers – Part 6 of Caregivers and Who They Are

It has been suggested that men have a more difficult time as caregivers, because care-giving is often so closely tied with the traditional gender roles of women.  Men may feel less competent to provide care, may feel less comfortable talking about themselves as care-givers, and may be less willing to search out support for emotional and psychological tolls that care giving can sometimes have. Continue reading