contains hints of misogyny because it stems from the stereotype that women want to be dominated and controlled.
While some women may date men who are domineering because our culture prescribes that this is what they should want, “nice guys” often make this accusation against women who aren’t seeking out jerks.
” He had spent the majority of our dinner at Applebee’s talking about his workout routines and the caloric content of the menu items; I was a Gender and Sexuality Studies student writing my thesis on how gender stereotypes contribute to eating disorders. The unfortunate thing is, he actually succeeded in guilting me into a second date.The problem is he is starting to get jealous of the other dates. He says he doesn’t know what he wants either but seems to be mad at me all the time.I think it may hurt him that I’m dating but he doesn’t ask to be exclusive.If you haven’t already registered for this free weekly advice, please click here: Below is a copy of the newsletter that got emailed to thousands of women just this morning.I got a flurry of emails in response to it and would love to hear your feedback. Maybe you met in real life and flirted for two straight hours.