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Response to lumberjack_jeff (Reply #15)

Thu May 16, 2013, 03:10 PM

17. would you really accept the definition of feminine to be nurturer. you, a father,

 

that has equally if not more, raised your boys? that it is a role of woman. and you follow behind without much credit or validity in that role?

man. my brothers would not.

any more than i would take a back seat to my abilities in leadership roles, or moral roles or anything else on your list.

BUT... i am absolutely right there with you in not allowing a negative definition oh say, femininity is being CARED for by a man cause we wimmins just cant seem to do it ourselves.

sigh...

that is why i do not accept any of this crap. none of it makes a lick of sense to me. what i pull out of it is ...

lets take leadership. there are lots of very masculine men that have no desire, ability, or want to be in a leadership role. i wouldnt want them to feel any less a man.

and that leadership role gets awfully close to that leadership role in a family that the rw christian coalition harps on, so i am really weary with that one.

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