Irrespective, read my post once again, combined with the other links we posted, and let me know just what about this is misogynistic. (FTR, it must get without stating that critique of females, in and of itself, just isn’t similar to misogyny).
Into staying in the relationship, my actual happiness be damned– while expecting all the value that was traditionally expected of men– plus more– from me) as I said above: I’ve had plenty of nice dates over the last 20 years with a wide range of otherwise normal women who are decent human beings, and then from all walks of life– bartenders and factory line workers, all the way up to women with masters degrees and doctors (who, FTR, made way more money than I do, and it was never a concern in my eyes), and all of varying physical proportions/attractiveness– short, tall, some slightly overweight, some rail-thin, some flat chested with no hips, some super curvy, some with model-quality facial features, some not so much, etc. )… however, they all wound up being bad relationship material for the reasons I listed above (usually the housepet or overgrown child categories– they expected their default existence in my life or half-assed efforts that I had to “command”/ask/request/beg of them to be all that’s required– basically they only wanted to do enough to placate me. Continue reading