6. “you’re not like other girls”
I hate “you’re not like other girls”. Unfortunately, I think there are a lot of guys out there who sincerely believe it’s a sweet compliment. It comes with all kinds of nasty implications and stereotypes about women as a whole, so when I hear it, it makes me think that that particular man who said it doesn’t have a positive view of women in general.
7. That you’ll “change”
“What, you don’t want children? Oh that will change, you’ll change your mind when you get older!”
Yeah thanks for wishing upon me the failure of my childfree relationship and the loss of everything I always believed about myself and my dreams.
Not every woman wants children, just like not every man wants them. The fact that we have the uterus does not mean we are less capable of making a decision about this, or should be taken less seriously when we do.
8. That Anger Is only an emotion when women are angry
That we’re more emotional and thus irrational idiots. I know a few guys who act like women make no sense and are driven by feelings instead of logic. Dude I’ve seen you lose your shit over a sports game on TV, don’t come at me like you’re fucking Spock.
9. Relaxation cliches
That I’m supposed to be a sucker for wine, chocolate, salads, yoga, and bubble baths.
10. Women Love Assholes
That we all have the same female taste and it’s predictable who we will be attracted to. No, not all women like men who are assholes (I certainly don’t).
11. Asking For it
That women are “asking for” sexual advances/harrassment/rape because we…wear dresses/makeup/high heels/other scandalous attire.
No. If I was asking you for sex, it would be in the form of “hey, wanna fuck?”, not in the form of red lipstick.