I'm asking this because I realized yesterday in that "smile" thread that myself and feminist must be on different pages(not saying that a man telling you to smile is chivalrous). So what's it like when dating/marrying. Do you go dutch all the time? He/She pays one time and you pay another? Do you decline if a man pulls out your chair/holds open the door? What are your boundaries?
I don't mind people opening doors, I open doors for men too just to be polite. A man asked if he could carry my shopping because I struggling a bit but I only said no because I didn't know if he was going to make a run for it. As for the smiling thing, sometimes I'm really not in the mood for it. You don't know what has happened to someone so going up to them and saying it 'smile love, it aint that bad' can be annoying. There have been times when someone has said it and I did smile back genuinely though.
Originally Posted by FISTOPHER
Yeah I'm sure you'd be the first one laughing when they put a million bullet holes in your cottage cheese arse.
I don't mind courtesy at all. I hold doors for people of all genders if I get there first or if they have their hands full. But please don't treat me like I have half an arm and a quarter of a brain because I'm a woman.
I do wonder this, lots of the fonts on here yell equality. I just wonder how they felt when a man actually had manners. Would they take it as an insults i.e. opening the door means you are a weak sex and can't possibly open a door