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    Quote Originally Posted by Jontu View Post
    That's not what I meant. I just think it's double standards. Women say they want equality but it's quite obvious on this show anyway that there is an expectation that the men will pick up the tab. If women want to be treated equally why not offer to split the bill?
    I think this says more about reality television than about gender relations in the real world.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigRedV View Post
    I didn't say you said that.

    Are you agreeing that there is a disparity?
    Hell yes there is!!!

    And I think woman should challenge this by being more aggressive about standing up for themselves and not necessarily conforming to social norms but doing what they want to do regardless of society's expectations of them are.

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    Quote Originally Posted by delirium View Post
    I would suspect the show, like many reality shows is quite contrived and not in fact that reflective of reality.
    Thing is, I suspect it is a majority view. But I suppose a person who identifies as feminist wouldn't expect the man to pay.

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    Quote Originally Posted by babyno1onboard View Post
    Hell yes there is!!!

    And I think woman should challenge this by being more aggressive about standing up for themselves and not necessarily conforming to social norms but doing what they want to do regardless of society's expectations of them are.
    So it's just a woman's job to stand up?

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    Quote Originally Posted by delirium View Post
    I would suspect the show, like many reality shows is quite contrived and not in fact that reflective of reality.
    Snap.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jontu View Post
    Thing is, I suspect it is a majority view. But I suppose a person who identifies as feminist wouldn't expect the man to pay.
    Are you currently in the dating scene?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigRedV View Post
    Teachers are the ones teaching the engineers
    They're actually academics. They don't do teaching degrees, they have PhDs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by babyno1onboard View Post
    Well it worked for me. I have what I want because I went and got it and didn't take no for an answer. Studied and worked in male dominated fields, paid the same if not more than my male counterparts. I'm not a genius or anyone special, just a normal person.
    Paid the same if no more than your male counterparts. And that there is the problem. Why should you have to work harder? Because you're a woman.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigRedV View Post
    So it's just a woman's job to stand up?
    Well the men have stood up for long enough


 

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