Are women better patients than men?
There were a few things that surprised me about an article on New York Magazine’s The Cut, called 10 Men Explain Why They Became Gynecologists. As you probably expect, it’s an interview with 10 male gynecologists, aged 30-70, about why they chose to go into this female-dominated field. One of the things I didn’t expect to read was an idea evoked by several of the interviewees: women are better patients than men. It might seem obvious. For one thing, even if you don’t look i