Double Standards, Hypocrisy And A Ball To The Head
December 28, 2006
So the week went by pretty quick and it was time for my Saturday baseball game. I was loaded up on Yoo-Hoo as usual and it was my turn at the plate. After a count of 2 b***s and 0 strikes, the pitch came in hard and fast and beaned me right in the head. I collapsed and it was goodnight for me. As I wandered the universe while my brain was trying to return to its rightful spot in my skull, I remembered an article by Thomas Simon on Men’s Daily; Double Standards: Ever Wonder Why? Mr. Simon listed many double standards about women and the hypocrisy that we men face daily. Ten in particular stood out to me while I was unconscious.
10: Why does women’s health get much more attention when men die about seven years younger than women?
9: Why are women without a job considered to be exercising free choice but men without a job considered a bum?
8: If divorced women have it worse than divorced men, why do divorced men commit suicide eight or ten times as much as divorced women?
7: Why do men have to support women at the same standard of living following divorce when women don’t even have to cook and clean his new apartment?
6: Why do women have to prove they spent the money on the children when they collect welfare but don’t have to do the same when they collect child support?
5: Why is it legal for women to lie to men about who the father of a baby is to get child support, but a crime if she tells the same lie to the government to get Social Security or military benefits?
4: Why do men that don’t pay child support go to prison but nothing ever happens to women that don’t allow visitation?
3: Why do fathers have to pay the mother to take his children away from him in divorce?
2: If single mothers have it so bad, why do women initiate about eighty percent of divorces and routinely commit perjury to win custody?
1: Why do we pretend that men walk out on their wives and children when women initiate about eighty percent of divorces?
Yes, that is a fact. 80% of divorces are initiated by women. When this crossed my mind, I knew it was time to wake up and make something happen. I did just that. I stood up to everyone’s dismay. I thanked everyone around me and in the bleachers for their concern. I gave a finger to the pitcher on the mound. I then made a beeline for my Gremlin and headed home to write this post. I’ve never felt better.