Tags:catcall, catcalls, catcalling, sexually harassing, sexually harassed, sexual harassments, flirtation, flirtations, flirt, flirts, date, dates, pick up, pick ups, pick-up, pick-ups, pickup, pickups, chat up, chat ups, chat-up, chat-ups, chatting up, chatup, chatups, line, lines, love life, job security, married life, stability, gender stereotype
Bad Housekeeping: The Magazine For Women Who Couldn't Care Less
Tags:housekeeping, housekeeper, housekeepers, housewife, housewives, married life, gender role, gender roles, gender stereotype, magazine, magazines, magazine article, magazine articles, cleaning, cleaner, cleaners, houseplant, houseplants, dustball, dustballs, dust ball, dust balls, gender politics, reading material
"I hate to admit it, but a man with a big carbon footprint makes me hot."
"After you've finished doing what you're doing, could you not begin doing something else?"
Tags:married life, marriage, old married couple, married couple, relationship, relatiohships, snide comment, snide comments, belittle, belittling, unhappy marriage, unhappy relationship, long term relationship, busy, housework, being busy, lazy, laziness, quiet time, downtime, rest, gender stereotype, gendered work, chores, chore, busybody, busybodies, bicker, bickers, bickering, active, active lifestyle, couch potato
"You drive, I'll criticize."
Tags:bad driver, bad drivers, driving, driver, drivers, car, cars, woman driver, women drivers, women driving, gender stereotype, woman, women, females, female driver, female driving, criticise, criticize, critical, criticising, criticizing, critique, relationship, relationships, couple, couples, relationship issues, husband, husbands, wife, wives, girlfriends, boyfriend, boyfriends, partner, back-seat driver, backseat driver, back-seat driving, backseat driving
"I'm in my other handbag."
"You've had to be kind to survive, and I've had to be nasty."
Tags:gender issues, gender stereotype, gender norm, gender norms, couple, couples, husband and wife, husbands and wives, marriages, long term relationship, long term relationship, unequal partnership, unequal partnerships, get ahead, getting ahead, plans for success, expectation, expectations, societal norm, societal norms, long-term relationships, gender issues, gender issues, sexist, sexists, misogyny, misogynist, misogynists, gender discrimination, inequality, gender inequality
"Talk to me, Alice. I speak woman."
Tags:communication, communication breakdown, communication breakdowns, communication problem, communication problems, marriage, marriages, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, marriage problem, marriage problems, difficulty, difficulties, marriage problem, marriage problems, couples, couples counselor, couples counselors, gender stereotype
"Flowers? That's so arrogant!"
Tags:arrogant, arrogance, presumptuous, presumptuousness, feminist, feminists, feminism, militant, militants, gift, gifts, present, presents, assumption, assumptions, assume, assumes, gender stereotype, women's lib, women's liberation, bouquet, bouquets, date, dates, dating, modern life, modern times, valentine, valentines, valentine's day, valentines day
"An anniversary present? For me? I remembered? Well, thank me very much!"
"Grace and polish, all bundled up together in one man?"
Tags:dating, dates, man, men, perfect man, perfect men, grace, good manners, courteousness, decency, respect, refinement, refined, gentleman, perfect gentlemen, stereotypes, gender stereotype, talk, talking, discussion, discussing, gossip, drinks, drink, cocktail, cocktails, drinks with friends, disbelieving, disbelieve, got in all, have it all, gossips, gossiping, renaissance man, whole package
"We're running late. Just pick a facial expression already."
Tags:facial expression, facial expressions, jack o' lanten, jack o lantern, pumpkin, pumpkins, halloween, carve, carves, carving, indecision, get ready, gets ready, getting ready, hairstyle, hairstyles, makeup, make-up, get dressed, getting dressed, slow, slowly, punctual, punctuality, vain, vanity, gender stereotype, gender stereotyping, dinner party, dinner parties
A dog looks longingly into a butcher shop and a woman looks longingly into a shoe store.
Tags:shoe, shoes, shoe lover, shoe lovers, shoe shopper, shoe shoppers, shoe shopping, shoe fetish, shoe fetishes, consumer, consumers, consumerism, gender stereotype, gender stereotyping, want, wants, desire, desires, desiring, butcher, butchers, butcher shop, butch shops, wish, wishes, wish list, wish lists
"We begin the day hammering. Then there's 'Regis and Kathie Lee.' Then we do some more hammering, followed by lunch and 'Days of Our Lives,' more hammering, 'Oprah,' and, finally, home."
Tags:construction worker, construction workers, builder, builders, building, buildings, construction work, construction, constructions, hammer, hammers, hammering, daytime tv, daytime, talk show, talk shows, soap, soaps, soap opera, soap operas, workday, workdays, workday schedule, workday schedules, gender stereotype, expectation, expectations, subvert, subverting
"Remember your father's inner child? Well, he's grown into an inner teen-ager."
"I'll say this much for her - she's always been a good provider."
Tags:provider, providers, breadearner, breadearners, breadwinner, breadwinners, bread-earner, bread-earners, bread-winner, bread-winners, gender politics, gender role, gender roles, wage earner, wage earners, income, main income, income provider, income providers, businesswomen, businesswoman, role reversal, role reversals, traditional gender role, traditional gender roles, gender stereotype, househusband, househusbands, house-husband, house-husbands, house husband, house husbands
"Sometimes it would be helpful if you were a bit more androgynous."
"And I'm sure no one will mind if we fold a few clothes while we talk."
Tags:laundry, laundry basket, laundry baskets, laundry day, washing, fold, folds, folding, multitask, multitasks, multitasking, multitasker, multitaskers, stereotype, stereotypes, boardroom, boardrooms, board room, board rooms, meeting, meetings, gender stereotype, executive, executives, housework, homemaker, homemakers, clothing, woman, glass ceiling, glass ceilings, chore, chores, doing chores
"We don't have an attic, so you'll have to keep me in the living room."
Tags:attic, attics, mad woman in the attic, jane eyre, bronte, charlotte bronte, marriage, marriages, married life, old married couple, mad woman, madwomen, mad woman, mad, dysfunctional relationship, dysfunctional relationships, keep, keeping, keeper, relationship, relationships, long term relationships, nineteenth-century novel, nineteenth-century novels, novel, novels, nineteenth-century, tropes, sexist tropes, sexist trope, gender stereotype
"Go say something nice about your mother's corporation."
Tags:parents, parenting, parental, dad, dads, pop, pops, father, fathers, fatherhood, mother, mom, mum, motherhood, moms, corporate, corporation, workaholic, work a holic, work-a-holic, modern, modern life, work, working, worker, workers, gender stereotype, role reversal, role reversals, sardonic humour, sardonic, sardonic humor, business, businesses, family, families, home, homes, home life, work life, work/life, work life split
"Honey, let me call you back—I'm bored."
Tags:relationships, relationships, relationship issues, couple, couples, husband, husbands, boyfriend, boyfriends, partner, bored, boring, boredom, disinterested, phone call, talk on the phone, talking, phone, phones, telephone, telephones, smartphone, smartphones, cellphone, cellphones, mobile phone, mobile phones, conversation, conversations, phone conversation, phone conversations, call back, men, male, gender stereotype, bad relationship, bad relationships, bad couple, incompatible, dysfunction, dysfunctional
"In our little socioeconomic group, I've always taken care of the socio and John's done the economic."
Tags:gender stereotype, tradition, traditional, traditional marriage, traditional marriages, stereotyping, socioeconomic, socioeconomics, class, classes, class division, class divisions, division of labor, division of labour, gender division, gender divisions, gender division of labor, gender division of labour, money, good with money, personable, social, social situation, social situations, good with numbers, mathematically inclined, couple, couples, balance, balances, balancing each other, good match, good matches, team, teams, good team, good teams
"Buying me a new pair of shoes would go a long way toward making this world a less dangerous place."
"The killer had to be a man. Not only is the knife still bloody—it wasn't even put in the sink."
Tags:gender stereotype, killer, killers, murder, murders, murderer, murderers, spouse, spouses, nag, nags, nagging, careless, carelessness, thoughtless, thoughtlessness, husband, husbands, man, men, put away, puts away, putting away, knife, knives, wash, washes, washing up, wash up, washes up, dishwasher, dishwashers, doing dishes, do the dishes, sink, sinks
"If anyone needs me, I'm on my biscotti break in Bryant Park, ogling the shirtless losers."