Women as early as 5, Boys as late as 25

My friend, Tyler, a female, recently posted a link to a story on WSJ titled Where Have The Good Men Gone?

It instantly became a hot topic among her friends. Her brother, boyfriend, and boyfriends friends began firing back. I realized the the hilarity of it all.

It’s been over 90 years since women gained equality in the right to vote. There is much pride in this fact, which may be a source for why women have pushed so hard to make themselves equal on all other fronts. Women  hold more degrees than men, as mentioned in this article, yet still make 77 cents for every dollar that a man makes.

What I question in my mind is if Kay S. Hymowitz is taking herself too seriously.

Women all want to believe that they have the power and mobility to do anything. And we do. But to go so far as to characterize a particular age group of men in this way:

“Relatively affluent, free of family responsibilities, and entertained by an array of media devoted to his every pleasure, the single young man can live in pig heaven—and often does. Women put up with him for a while, but then in fear and disgust either give up on any idea of a husband and kids or just go to a sperm bank and get the DNA without the troublesome man. But these rational choices on the part of women only serve to legitimize men’s attachment to the sand box. Why should they grow up? No one needs them anyway. There’s nothing they have to do.

They might as well just have another beer.”

Hilarious, but maybe a bit too strong to take seriously, Kay.

We all joke about the laziness of our boyfriends and the lack of motivation to do anything but play games and drink beer. And sure, there is an ounce of truth to it all, but really, we just enjoy thinking about ourselves in a less vulnerable position than women have historically had in the past. There is no defined social standard that a women must mold herself into. She may be as she wants to be. But lets not lose our sense of humor about it.

Now watch this cutie preach about how she needs a job before a man:

Kay S. Hymowitz’s new book is titled “Manning Up: How the Rise of Women Has Turned Men into Boys“. It comes out next month.

Relatively affluent, free of family responsibilities, and entertained by an array of media devoted to his every pleasure, the single young man can live in pig heaven—and often does. Women put up with him for a while, but then in fear and disgust either give up on any idea of a husband and kids or just go to a sperm bank and get the DNA without the troublesome man. But these rational choices on the part of women only serve to legitimize men’s attachment to the sand box. Why should they grow up? No one needs them anyway. There’s nothing they have to do.

They might as well just have another beer.

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