Ok Girlfriends. We’re gettin’ down, dirty and honest today. We’re taking an old topic and breathing new life into it, cuz the double standard still exists in full force in many households today. I know it’s alive and well in mine.
Warning: Today could turn into a bit of a kvetch-a-thon. I’m not sure yet.
So now, let’s look at the definition of “The Double Standard.”
–noun 1. any code or set of principles containing different provisions for one group of people than for another, esp. an unwritten code of sexual behavior permitting men more freedom than women
Now before I get to MY OWN version of the double standard, I want to present the man’s side today as well. Since this topic is a lot about the battle of the sexes, I want to keep us open minded and present one man’s point of view. Now don’t come find me and kill me, I think he has a point. HOWEVER, my point is better! Let’s keep in mind, he is also referring to a “stay-at-home” wife. (more…)