nampigai wrote:I was at a bar once where a girl slapped a guy for taking up the pool table (he WAS playing pool) – the guy asked her “do you believe in equal rights between men and women?” she said “yes, offcourse!” – then the guy slapped her. There was a general applause, from other women as well.
Seems like he and a girl (who happens to be his cousin by marriage) got into an arguement at youth group last week at church. She, age 14, slapped him, age 12, and he slapped her back after the youth were dismissed.
I got onto him for one; causing a distraction during youth group and two; hitting a girl.
He then with out being sassy, asked why couldn't he hit her back when she hit him first? After all I had told him never to start a fight but that he had the right to defend himself.
I went into the spill about guys shouldn't hit girls because even though it is a double standard, most people view girls as the 'weaker' sex. That she was wrong to hit him but he was wrong to hit her.
Soooo, as how can we teach our young men to be gentlemen in a world where some women (and men) look upon chivalry as 'old fashion?'
And why do I feel like I should be eating crow for telling my son he can defend himself against another male but to jsut walk away from a femal.?
Your opinions my friends.