Yep, and not unexpected.

Anthropologically, hormonally, and by design, men are about the propagation of species. Put in less decent terms, they’re about throwing their sperm around to as many places as possible.

Again, biologically, hormonally, and anthropologically, women are about the nurturing of the species through children.

So, perhaps unfairly, its always been “on us” to convince these hound dogs (and I mean that in its most affectionate sense :-) ) that it’s in their best interests to stick with and provide for the family. We did that and do that in a number of different ways, but the most persuasive means at our disposal (despite feeding the hound dog with food he likes) is through sex. And that worked pretty well, as long as the only place he could get it (easily and for free) was in his own bed.

But now, the status quo for women is to give “it” away for free; and it’s almost become a badge of honor to say, “I don’t cook”.

So why marry us, especially if we (a) are high maintenance, and (b) hectoring them all the time for more attention?

Like most things “traditional”, “traditional family roles” developed in the way they did for a logical reason. Blowing off those traditional roles (not to say they can’t be modified of course — — nothing that says we can’t have jobs, and that the hound dog can’t do the dishes now and again) but blowing them off altogether won’t end well.

I know that post will be unpopular. I’ll duck for cover now. :-)

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Data Driven Econophile. Muslim, USA born. Been “woke” 2x: 1st, when I realized the world isn’t fair; 2nd, when I realized the “woke” people are full of shit.

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