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All the women who have responded here should read:
The Second Sex. by Simone de Beauvoir.
It may take you a month or so, if you are a housewife, may be 2 weeks. Please post your views on the same topic after that.
To all who miss sexist men, I would suggest, go to California and see how the porn business work.
I miss sexist men. All we have these days are passive agressive politically correct men.
SatansLittleBuddy, you crack me up! Believe it or not, I had a dream about Spinal Tap the other night.......don't ask.
I like your list, I agree with everything on it, except for finances. If I left it to my husband to take care of these things, we'd be in the poor house.....fast! I take it upon myself to take care of the finances, the home, the children, and my husband. He works very hard, sometimes very long hours, so I figure his time at home should be relaxing. I work as well, but my job is not as stressful and I enjoy doing so much for my family. He does have to take care of the yard and anything that may need fixing, but the rest I gladly take care of. My mother was the same way with my dad, so I guess it's something I picked up from her. I don't think you're a sexist, you're just a gentleman....there's not too many of those left in the world.
Maybe I did not make myself clear, even though I am a sexist, does not mean I want to dictate the lives of women. Women and men both should be encouraged to follow their dreams, to be all that they can be. I never have put down any woman that is a stay at home mom, however, I have always encouraged women to be more than just household managers, because if their husband becomes disabled (according to insurance actuaries your chances of becoming disable are 6-8 times higher than dying early) or if there is a divorce, the economical impact upon her will be major. Women need to protect themselves, because often they can not depend on the men in their lives.I contend that women and men in our country tend to settle for lower goals than they are able to achieve, because they become comfortable in their present position.
I don't think you are sexist so much as just a product of the times you grew up in. A little "old-fashioned" so to say. Seems like you have equal respect for each sex, you just see them playing different roles in life. It's just cultural beliefs.
How are your daughters and other women you've encouraged to seek jobs in male fields going to work if you want them to stay home?
"What's wrong with being sexy?"
Geez i dont remember the last time a man opened a door for me and if my opinion was valued im sure i would still be married.Great list!