I Hate Chivalry

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    Chivalry is a nice idea in theory,

    but is also a bit sexist and causes issues in social interaction. I think chivalry should be replaced by just general kindness - women holding doors for men, a boy helping another kid pick up his dropped textbooks, a girl letting someone else ahead of her in line just to be...
    shybot shybot
    16-17, F
    Apr 16

    Honestly, We Shouldn't Have It.

     I'm all for respect but I feel chivalry separates men and women even more, perpetuating this idea that women need to be treated in a certain way.  Yes, there is a way for women to be treated.  JUST LIKE MEN.  I feel a man shouldn't do anything...
    lilskyy lilskyy
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Apr 30, 2009

    Chivalry Is Vile!

      I despise the notion of treating women like children for one thing. Of course the first thing that these “girly girls” argue is it’s done out of endearment. I think that’s bull **** any way but even if it was its gender segregation! What...
    PixieCutLover PixieCutLover
    41-45, M
    1 Response Aug 2, 2009

    Chivalry Violates Equality

    As a women, I expect equal rights and respect in everything. Therefore, I don't expect any unequal treatment on behalf of womanhood, even if it's meant to be nice. Note to men: It's not very classy to scamper in front of a woman or push past her, in order to open a public door...
    Sabra Sabra
    18-21
    2 Responses Jul 19, 2009
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