Most Helpful Guy
Feminists from the 1920s got shit done. Women's voting rights, job equality, and casual sex. Those early feminists did all the work and they actually wanted things to be equal. Today's modern feminists create double standards and blame all their problems on men. In my opinion they are creating a devide between men and women that will make us all miserable.
I no longer show that little extra bit of respect called chivalry. I treat most women like they are men. For me to be chivalrous to a women she has to first earn my respect just like another man would.
Most Helpful Girl
Is it against feminism to expect chivalry?
In my opinion it is a chivalry was seemingly a code for knights who were held on a higher standard. It's amusing to me how treating gals like human beings was seemingly a higher standard for certain guys rather than basic courtesy.
Why is the man only expected to be polite to women?
They're not if anything chivalry suggests guys being polite to gals was special treatment rather than basic courtesy. I find society generally conditions gals to be polite to guys as gals are the nurturers, peacemakers, caregivers, etc.
If women were expected to be polite too then shouldn't women split the bill, so we are both being polite?
In my opinion that's not a matter of politeness but differing on who pays. Some believe both parties should pay and some believe the asker pays.
Why do we expect men to approach but then expect to take charge in our careers?
Who is this we? Just because gals generally do not approach doesn't mean gals expect guys to. More likely gals do not approach because they see no need to. Why approach when enough guys are approaching you.
"I think it is because society has engrained the ideology that women should be put on a pedestal."
Bit curious where did you get the idea that society has such an ideology when historically gals have been oppressed and seemingly regarded as inferiors/lessers and presently it's seemingly a commonplace norm to use a derogatory insult to refer to the general female population? I find if any gender has been placed on a pedestal it's been male.
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