The Catcher in the Rye

how do holden's feelings for women compare to his feelings for men?

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He definitely thought men were douches, but respected women and cared about them.
Holden's experiences with men left him suspicoius and paranoid around them (very defensive). His view toward women was one of protectiveness, even gentleness, but he seems to only get along well with those who are many years older, or many years younger than himself. Those women that are nearer to his age he is awkward around and does not have an easy time relating.