Respondent 918

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

As in a family the man making the decisions, a somewhat submission of the wife in this aspect, rather than a sharing in final decisions

How has patriarchy hurt you?

Well sometimes I feel, felt I wanted not the burden so much of this, also in a church an abusive pastor made this more of a standard than generally acceptable to a modern family, as well as ruining the harmony in individuals thru impatient demands to grow

How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?

By not considering and listening fully to those looking up to me, rash decisions

How would you define masculinity?

Definitely not macho. There is a great video on YouTube called man up! I agree mostly, there is a softening of ego that should come with age, a safe place for a woman or a child in your life to be free, herself, non possessive, more understanding the old macho man is on the decline ( in me anyway for sure). Twitter has somewhat opened my eyes with a glimpse into the sub/ Dom culture, which I try to understand but it is difficult for me as I believe there is an equality lost there and I wonder what is the root of that. Sorry, off topic, but is it the man’s need to dominate or the woman who wants submission? I find it a little interesting though not my thing

Does misandry exist?


Rarely extreme feminism has an element

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?


What best describes you?

None of the above

All relationships are an island, their own world, in this way I say none of the above, but mostly an egalitarian