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How to Increase Emotional Intelligence in Girls

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December 15, 2011
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Many people think that because girls tend to focus on their relationships with friends and others, that they have more emotional intelligence. Not so, says author Rachel Simmons, who wrote Odd Girl Out. Girls need parents' help to learn how to handle feelings they might think are inappropriate for “good girls.”


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