We seem to have bought into the idea that other women having success is a direct challenge to us. Of course men are competitive with each other, and always have been, but you don’t see hordes of men tearing down Warren Buffett for not “speaking enough to the normal man.”
While the phrase itself has been rendered impotent from ridiculous overuse, there’s a dark side to you-go-girl mentality that could be seriously sabotaging your love life.
Gone are the days when women married the first men they could find just for lifelong security and baby-making. All of that is bound to have an effect on societal indicators of commitment, but that doesn’t make us less happily-ever-after, just more skeptical of an erroneous concept.
There is no need to have meaningless, unenjoyable sex – no inherent goodness or interestingness to that experience – when not having sex is a viable (and maybe in some cases, better) option.
How could I date someone for so long without knowing his stance on this issue?
THERE ARE MEN OUT THERE HAVING SEX WITH BICYCLES.