It is pretty much accepted that, in general, men are stronger than women.
It is also pretty much accepted that, in general, women are better communicators.
If you accept those two statements and now put them in a home enviroment. Society expects ( and rightly so ) that a man should exercise restraint in the use of his greater power and strength.
My question is, why is not accepted in society that women should not exercise restraint in THEIR use of communication strength?
There is an age old adage that " a women is always right, even when she is wrong". In the home, men really do need to live by that because, in general, they have no hope in a verbal joust! In a work enviroment it's a completely different story, of course.
So when a relationship goes sour, the women has this magnificent weapon, finally honed over many years and it is perfectly acceptable for her to use it freely... The man is looking at his fists and is going " bugger, can't use these. I'll go to jail! ".
What's the point? Well words can hurt just as much as fists. Women do get beaten by their men. Did those men have a right to not show restraint because the women used no restraint with her weapon?
Before everyone goes nuts at me. I am not suggesting that wife beating is OK. It's cowardly and totally unacceptable in ANY situation. Noone can get killed by calling them a name!
What I want ask is, is it fair for a women to not use restraint in an arena that they have far more power? When the man has to use a phenomenal amount of will power to NOT bring out his big guns?
My thought is, chicks wonder why we clam up or walk away. Well it ain't a fair fight smile. Whadda ya reckon?