Because, having been raised in the 80s, I came of age with the strong impression that men were basically up to no good. Training grounds for the “men not required” mentality. Men Not Required This was easy for me to believe because I went to an all-girls’ private and progressive catholic high school.I’d heard about how girls were cowed by the boys in public schools. For instance, we never mooned about waiting for someone to ask us to a school dance because when our school hosted one, it was on us to do the inviting. I took this as a promise not to let anything, or anyone, get in my way. (I’ve since google stalked him and was happy to find that he was working as a computer technician in San Jose.
You may need to throw out some of your assumptions about what women want or don’t want, and mentally dispose of the “don't text her first after a date” crap.
Don't leave all the communication up to her, and don't expect her to always make time to accommodate your schedule. Feminism is about championing equality and autonomy, not giving women a stick to metaphorically beat men with.
Beings I’d ogle and wonder at from the stands of a high school football game or at a dance. As students of Oak Knoll High School, we weren’t just students.
They were infrequent visitors in my life and I was a tourist in theirs. We were “women of promise.” We were the promise of a better future.
You've noted that while society's happy for a famous man to age, and become distinguished, and generally wander around looking like a fucking wizard, the women generally still seem to be 20 years younger, and standing there on the cover of magazines, all like, "Oh! You've watched the whole Caitlyn Jenner trans thing unfold and gone, "You know what — this all seems fair enough. You like women being equal to men — which is all that feminism means. Because I am a chronic over-sharer, and incapable of keeping secrets. They both have that slight implication of, "I'm now going to launch into a speech that's basically about what a great person I am". " — until they feel as normal as saying "pina colada", or "Michael Fassbender". You are unlikely to get custody of your kids, and are three times more likely to commit suicide. Men, imagine if, some time around your 12th birthday, some manner of viscous liquid — let's say gravy — suddenly appeared in your pants, in the middle of a maths lesson. It's one of the defining aspects of being a woman.4.