Is it the Man's job to drive? Chauffering a lady seems like a gentlemanly act. I understand that a gentleman grants favors easily and freely. So it seems gentlemanly to drive when a lady would…Continue
"There are more women drivers, by quantity, than men ... but men drive more, longer, and farther than women. So, you'd expect more violations/ accidents on average. I doubt insurance has all that nuanced a view of…"
"I have never understood that. From my own experience I recall more females totaling their cars than males. Usually if you ask a guy how they got a particular dent, scratch or other blemish on their car they know when, where and how it happened.…"
"We joke about women drivers but its usually men that are worse hence we pay more for car insurance. In Europe this was recently challenged since it discriminates against men, The courts agreed and now women have to pay as much as men. Yay equality:)"
"I drive near 100% of the time when my wife and I are in the car together. Only real exception is when we're on a really long car trip and I've just had it. I handed over the driver's seat on the second day of a Disneyworld…"
"I guess I do the driving about 70% of the time. On a date I almost always drive and I open the door for my wife. My wife is not a good driver but insists she is only a bad driver when I ride with her. I claim she only notices it when I ride…"
"That is between you and your lady.
My wife pays the bill when we dine out. It comes out of the same account so it does not matter between us who deals with it. That being said I find it amusing how often I am give the check rather then…"
"expectation? I suppose that depends on the woman and your relationship. My wife likes to drive, as do I. I mind driving over long distances less than she, but she's happy to as well...
I tend to drive on the weekends, because I…"
Is it the Man's job to drive? Chauffering a lady seems like a gentlemanly act. I understand that a gentleman grants favors easily and freely. So it seems gentlemanly to drive when a lady would consider it a favor.While I don't particularly enjoy driving, I am fine with stoically taking up the duty when my lady is in need.But my question is; is there an implied expectation that men drive women? Am I failing my manly duty by not assuming constantly that I should be the one driving? See More
"That's so hard. Example: Aristotle's Physics, the beginning bits, are foundational -- but they're hard, and surely not everyone needs to read them. If you're a scholar, sure.
I think you should know what's…"
"Here's a list of books that, as an English teacher, I feel are good, essential, important, etc. Some are newer, many are classics. I'll add to the list as I think of more but this is the best I can do at 6:30…"
"Not required reading, but these are probably good to read. I fully recognize how limited this list is and not inclusive of different authors and cultures.
Iliad & Odyssey
Hesiod - Theogony
"A nearly everyday experience for me at the Winnsboro Blue Granite Quarry. It's a mere 10-minute walk from my front door to this lofty spot. No need for for modesty here as there is seldom another soul around. Once known as "The Silk…"
There's a similar thread right now but it's bizarre and spammy. So. What, in your opinion, is required reading to be part of the human race? What is absolutely essential, whether it be philosophy, history, religion, or even classic fiction or poetry?See More