English 1101 (Nash) Raising Boys vs Raising Girls There is asteroytpe that has always been present in my life. The sterotype that my parents and everyone in my family always tried to enstill in me was that you should be easier on boys than on girls. I was raised differently from my brothers and my male cousins. Is it fair to treat your children different? Should you be stricteron a female child than a male child? How does it affect the children if they are treated differently? My parents trying to keep me from doing the things that I saw my brother doing made me sneak and do things. I wouldd sneak out of the house. I would lie to attend dances. All these things would later leadto me having a child of my own. I was not ready emotionally, physically, or finicially to have a child. I had a son and I decided that I would raise him differently than my parents raised my brother. Years later I gave birth to my second son. I had to treat him diffeent than I treated my 1st son because he was diagnoised withsickle cell. I found myself giving him more attention and affection than I gave my older son. The more attention I would gve my younger son my older son became enraged with hatred. I would soon give birth to my daughter. I had wanted a daughter and I was excited and overjoyed when she was born. My second son died at the age of two. I was so distraught that I begin to shy away from my other two children. I decided that I had to go on with life and begin rasing my other two kids. I had a son and a daughter. I rasied them the same. I didn’t allowing one to do something that I wasn’t going to let the other one do.