Women survive crises better than men. Women today tend to live longer than men almost everywhere worldwide -- in some countries by more than a decade. Now, three centuries of historical records show that women don't just outlive men in normal times: They're also more likely to survive even in the worst of circumstances, such as famines and epidemics. Source 7f.
Hey, nine months of pregnancy and then child birth… would love to see a man handle that and then call us moody and over emotional. *laugh* We are built for stress.