About A Month Ago I Did Not Notice Anything Out Of The

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About a month ago I did not notice anything out of the ordinary in my everyday life on the subject of gender. Yes, there have always been jokes about the women’s place being in the kitchen and men getting all sorts of privilege, but I never really thought too hard about it because it was never anything new. Once my attention was brought to this subject and I was told to delve deeper into the super weird societal gender norms, my eyes were opened to so many new and fairly disturbing occurrences. It was actually quite overwhelming. I did not know how to process everything and in a way my mind wanted to reject these happenings because it just seemed so sick and twisted, but I was accustomed to all of it and frankly, I did not want to be…show more content…
A good friend of mine just barely had a baby less than a week ago and she is always telling me about how sick and tired she was of being so big and pregnant and she still had to do everything around the house because her husband would not help and definitely saw his job to work and her job to do housework and in the future raise the children almost on her own. Now I feel like I am on the other side of the spectrum when listening to her complaints because I think so progressively. For example, when she says this stuff, in my head I am saying, “*gasp* How could your husband not see that you need help and jump right in to pick up his weight at least while you are pregnant and can barely move in the first place. Does he not know that he is allowed to help you? Or does he not want to be made fun of by his buddies for folding your panties? *eyeroll*” She knows she needs help, but this society is so brainwashed that she does not feel okay with asking for help with the duties she has the sole responsibility to do. As my husband and I laid on our pathetic excuse for a couch watching one of those silly Scary Movie parodies I started to get really upset about the women in the movie. They were all dressed in less than a PlayBoy Bunny and could not for the life of them understand anything. They just stood around making sexual
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