The Best of Barbara Meltz, Part 2
(Ted Gartland / Globe Staff File Photo / 1999)
Does your 11-year-old son worry he'll never be popular because he's too thin or too short? Have you found your 13-year-old poring over a bodybuilding magazine? Paying attention to his body's changes, worrying about his appearance, being pleased he's arrived at masculinity - these are rites of passage that are as normal and healthy for boys as similar ones are for girls.
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