Selector .selector_input_interaction .selector_input. Selector .selector_input_interaction .selector_spinner. Using the search function above, the websites of single-sex institutions shows that the websites themselves rarely use a term for that aspect of their student body - either there's no explicit mention of the school being all-boys outside of admission qualifications, or terms like "Educating Young Men since..." etc are used.Today it simply wouldn't be possible to use either term without risking unwanted connotations being perceived.I'm not clear why you say it 'would not be possible to use either term without risking unwanted connotations being perceived'. @WS2: Like I said, mine was a boy's school back in the day, and that carried no significant connotations beyond the literal meaning.You can learn to break the ice with finesse and talk to the girls or guys of your dreams! Speaking with someone you don't already know can be anxiety-provoking for a number of reasons (some of which I have addressed in previous articles).These reasons include: Beyond all of those reasons, however, approaching someone is difficult because you are often opening yourself up for evaluation.My own children (now in their thirties) went to two of the remaining grammar schools, both of which were state-run - one a 'boys' school' and one a 'girls' school'. But it's not surprising to me that your kids went to single-sex grammar schools.
However, approaching and talking with a stranger can be done easily..persuasively." And therein lies the great shame of our youth culture - it promotes misogyny on a scale older New Zealanders perhaps cannot comprehend - or maybe it was around in their day and they've long since chosen to forget it.Don't just think it's certain boys of a lower standing that are the problem - I've heard chilling examples of sexual misconduct from young men of supposedly high morals - by future lawyers studying at some of our finest universities.Welcome back to The Attraction Doctor Sometimes it can be difficult to "break the ice" and start a conversation with someone attractive.It can be difficult to know how to talk to girls, guys, women, men, etc.