Understanding more about the brain and gender differences does not make them go away. The knowledge can empower you to identify options and make collaborative choices that honor those differences without either taking them personally or allowing them to interfere with achieving positive outcomes.
—Arlene R. Taylor

Perhaps primarily due to socialization, males often move to anger when emotions of fear or sadness arise, whether anger is the appropriate emotion for the situation at hand. If that happens the male may be unable to grieve successfully as sadness is the appropriate emotion related to loss.
—Arlene R. Taylor

In general, females have been socialized against exhibiting and sometimes even of recognizing anger in themselves. They send to identify with sadness for the emotions of anger or fear. Because if this, females may be a risk for tolerating intolerable situations, as anger is the emotion designed to signal the individual’s boundaries are being or have been breached.
—Arlene R. Taylor