Without husbands women have to focus on earning more. They work longer hours they’re willing to relocate and they’re more likely to choose higher-paying fields like technology.
Throughout my life I have always been amazed that people couldn’t listen to other people that they couldn’t hear their best intent that there seemed to be an enormous need to demonize.
The Myth of Male Power dealt much more with the political issues the legal issues sexual harassment date rape women who kill and those issues were very much more interfaced with the agendas of feminism.
The five different areas in which boys are in crisis – education jobs emotional health physical health and fatherlessness – are handled by different portions of the government.
Once boys’ and men’s challenges are clear the question ‘why now’ quickly becomes ‘why didn’t we see this sooner?’ The answer? Virtually every society that survived did so by socializing its sons to be disposable.
Nobody really believes in equality anyway.
Men are fair and they have learned not to personalize anger – they can disagree with you and argue to the bone but afterward they still consider you a nice person with whom the underlying human relationship need not be altered.
It evolved from my experience in the fifties growing up during the McCarthy era and hearing a lot of assumptions that America was wonderful and Communism was terrible.
I’m an awfully loyal friend. Once I’ve started a relationship with someone it’s like they are syrup and I’m a pancake. Their syrup gets into my pancake so to speak.
For example the equivalent of a woman being treated as a sex object is a man being treated as a success object.