Things men don’t have to do/worry about/expected of:
They are not expected to be tall. At least 5’9”.
They don’t have to be super successful, have a 6 figure salary.
Men don’t have to have their own house or be able to rent one.
Men don’t have to own a car or at least a bike.
Men are not expected in the slightest to have grand romantic gestures in a relationship.
Men are not expected to work and be primary earners.
They don’t have to have an MBA degree.
Men don’t need to have full grown beards.
They don’t need to look absolutely fit.
Men don’t get rudely pushed by women while walking on the street and still be insulted by no fault of their own.
Men don’t need to have a stable life before the age of 30 to get married.
Men don’t need to worry about losing their hair.
Men don’t need to worry about leaving their house to go live somewhere else just to make enough money to support their family back home.
Men are not expected to know how to fix almost everything inside the house.
Men don’t have to worry about being emotionally manipulated in relationships.
They certainly don’t have to own up to everything wrong in a relationship.
Men don’t have to worry about securing the financial future of their kids.
Men don’t get ridiculed when they follow their passion instead of working in a corporate office.
They don’t have to worry about crying in public. Like let’s say in a movie theatre because the scene was too emotional
Men are not expected to be able to fight in a Brawl situation. They won’t be seen as a coward if they walk away.
Men don’t have to worry about looking butch all the time. They can easily have feminine traits and not be called names.
SATIRE – The use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people’s stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues.
SEXISM – Prejudice, stereotyping, or discrimination on the basis of sex.
Change needs to happen for everyone. Not just one.
To anyone who is reading and thinking “but women have it worse..” This isn’t a competition about who has it worse. Read to understand, don’t read in anticipation to use a point in comparison and be bitter about it. I believe we are all facing some form of inequality and change needs to happen for all of us.