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1. Men are from mars women are from venus

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Presentation given on Explorer of the Seas Cruise in January 2016 by Clinical Psychologist Renee Mill, on primary physical & psychological differences between men & women.

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1. Men are from mars women are from venus

  1. 1. MEN ARE FROM MARS WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS
  2. 2. Renee Mill • Occupational Therapist B.Sc OT (1975), University of Witwatersrand • Clinical Psychologist MA (Clin Psych) (1982), University of Witwatersrand • Been in private practice since 1982 • Arrived in Australia July 1997
  3. 3. Renee Mill
  4. 4. Men are from Mars Women are from Venus
  5. 5. Men are from Mars Women are from Venus
  6. 6. Primary physical differences between men and women • Differences in reproductive systems
  7. 7. Primary physical differences between men and women • Men have thicker skin than women, women tend to get wrinkles at an earlier age than men.
  8. 8. Primary physical differences between men and women • Women have shorter vocal chords than men so men have deeper voices than women.
  9. 9. Primary physical differences between men and women • Men have heavier blood and about 20% more red corpuscles than women. • This means men have more energy and breathe more deeply than women. • Women breathe more often.
  10. 10. Primary physical differences between men and women • Men have larger bones than women. • Women’s bones are smaller and arranged differently which creates the attractive feminine walk.
  11. 11. Primary physical differences between men and women • Men have higher ration of muscle to fat which makes it easier for men to lose weight.
  12. 12. General psychological differences • Women are more intuitive, more interested in love and relationships.
  13. 13. General psychological differences • Women expand. Put themselves at the service of their man.
  14. 14. General psychological differences • Men contract, tend to be self centred.
  15. 15. General psychological differences • Communication – women expand a topic and he wants to get to the point.
  16. 16. General psychological differences • Women have “feminine open awareness”, takes in the whole picture and then gradually discovers the parts within.
  17. 17. General psychological differences • Masculine awareness tends to relate one thing to another in a sequential way gradually building a complete picture.
  18. 18. General psychological differences • Different ways of reacting to stress. Masculine nature reacts to stress by withdrawing into his thoughts and determining what needs to be done in order to reduce stress.
  19. 19. General psychological differences • A woman reacts to stress with an upsurge of feelings which allow her to centre herself, explore her attitudes and make changes within herself so that she can reduce stress.
  20. 20. General psychological differences • The art of loving an alien being: 1. Acceptance. When we accept our psychological differences we are free to experience our underlying oneness. 2. Valuing the complementary strengths. Viva la difference!
  21. 21. Questions & Answers 21 • Ask Renee any questions you may have • Alternatively you can email them to renee@anxietysolutionscbt.com.

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