Why homosexuals cause aggression in men?
Most of us decided on the feelings in relation to non-traditional male sexual orientation. But if many women are gay curiosity or sympathy, men often speak of them aggressively. What makes some heterosexual men so treat homosexuals? Word of our experts.
"The unconscious fear of own homosexuality"
Vitaly Zimin, psychoanalyst
"One reason for this hostility is associated with the unconscious fear of own homosexuality. Each of us in early childhood through a period when we feel love not only to a person of the opposite, but their sex. Boy (in this case we are talking about men) needs to get close to them was a male figure, a father or elder brother, whom he could love, to respect and to love him. If the boy as a child experienced a mutual, secure love of a person of the same sex, he "uses" the experience and in adult life, such as supports deep friendships with men, tolerant and gays. If, however, a number of such figures was not or it was too frightening, he grew up, he will experience intense unconscious fear of warm feelings towards other men. This fear can be projected and gays. On the other hand, hostility to gay can be a protective response to tempting their behavior. "
"Deep uncertainty in his masculinity, the"
Margarita Zhamkochyan, a psychotherapist, a social psychologist
"The hostile attitude towards gay men is not surprising, because the person in general tend to reject what does not correspond to the nature and the social order. There are men who, speaking about gays exhibit exaggerated emotions - rejection, anger, disgust. Most often this indicates a deep fear - the fear of loss of manhood. Usually so strongly and categorically respond to people, lack of confidence in his masculinity. A truly strong men are gay are much more lenient. But in any case, the rejection of homosexual men - a sign of weakness and low tolerance of society. "
"Aressivnost men inculcated by society since childhood"
Evgeny Kashchenko, Doctor of Social Sciences, deputy. chief editor of "sexology and sexual pathology"
"Men have different attitudes to the" passive "and" active "homosexuals: their contempt, ridicule, aggression is often directed at those who play" Actress "in a pair of gay men who allow themselves to master. "Active" gay acts as a leader, his tour de force often causes men just indulgence. The vast number of men in Russia believe that the manifestation of homosexuality in men lead to his downfall in the eyes of his comrades. And aggressive in expressing their feelings in many ways the result of the influence of society, because the boys since childhood say, you must be strong and active. As a result, the aggressiveness is often perceived by us as a synonym of masculinity. "