Mutual respect is the foundation of any healthy and functional relationship. It’s what allows two people to trust and support each other, and to work together towards common goals. So why do so many women lose respect for men?
Well, there are several reasons why women might lose respect for men. Maybe it’s because we’re not as strong as them, or because we’re not as good at problem-solving. Maybe it’s because we’re not as assertive, or because we don’t communicate as effectively.
But I think the real reason women lose respect for men is because we’re just not that fucking interesting. Men are pretty one-dimensional. And while that might be fine for some people, it can get pretty boring after a while.
1. We’re not as strong as them.
This is especially true when it comes to pain tolerance. Women are just built different and have a higher threshold for pain. This is due to the fact that women have higher levels of the hormone oxytocin, which has shown to reduce pain perception.
So, if you’ve been wondering why your female partner always seems to be able to handle more pain than you, it’s because she probably can.
And while there are some men who are exceptions to this rule, the vast majority of us are just going to be weaker than women. It’s just a simple fact of life.
Men might try to compensate for our lack of strength by being aggressive or by trying to intimidate other people, but that just makes us look weak and insecure. And women can see right through that.
2. We’re not as good at problem-solving.
Another reason why women lose respect for men is because we’re just not as good at problem-solving as they are. This is especially true when it comes to emotional problems. Women just think much more creatively than us.
While there are some men who are exceptional at problem solving, the vast majority of us just don’t have the same kind of emotional intelligence that women do. We’re just not as good at understanding complex emotions.
Women are also better at logical reasoning, which allows them to find solutions to problems more quickly.
When faced with a problem, most men will just try to brute force their way through it instead of taking the time to actually think about what the best solution might be. That just makes us look like idiots.
3. We’re not as assertive.
Another reason why women lose respect for men is because we’re simply not as assertive as they are. This is particularly true when it comes to assertiveness in relationships.
While there are some men who are very assertive, most of us tend to be passive when it comes to our relationships with women. We’re not good at communicating our needs, we’re not good at setting boundaries, and we often end up getting steamrolled by women who are more assertive than us.
And while being assertive isn’t always the most attractive quality in a man, it’s better than being a doormat. Women respect men who can stand up for themselves, and who aren’t afraid to speak their mind.
4. We don’t communicate as effectively.
One of the biggest reasons why women lose respect for men is because we simply don’t communicate as effectively as they do. This is specifically true when it comes to emotional communication, see point 2 regarding emotional intelligence.
While there are some men who are very good at communicating their emotions, most of us tend to bottle things up inside. We’re not good at talking about our feelings, we’re not good at sharing our thoughts, and we often end up resorting to violence or other destructive behaviors when we’re feeling emotional. This makes us look like toddlers and women don’t respect grown men that act like toddlers.
And while being emotionally expressive isn’t always the most attractive quality in a man, it’s better than being a ticking time bomb. Women respect men who can openly and honestly communicate their emotions, even if those emotions are negative.
5. We’re boring.
Last but not least, women lose respect for men because we’re just plain boring.
We don’t have the same kind of drama in our lives that women do. Since we’re less likely to get wrapped up in pesky emotions, we tend to not create drama and thus have no tea to spill. And when it comes to talking about our feelings, most of us would rather die, or just drink a beer and watch the game.
In other words, we’re boring. And when you’re bored with someone, it’s pretty hard to respect them.
All in all, we’re just far less complex than women. One of the main reasons men lacks the complexity of women is because we don’t have the same range of emotions. Women can experience far wider ranges of emotions than us. Right off the bat, I can only think of two emotions, happy and angry, but I know there are more.
They’re also way better at multitasking than us because they’re able to use both sides of their brain simultaneously. Talk about a huge advantage. This allows them to process information more quickly and effectively, which is why they’re always winning arguments. While you’re still trying to think of a comeback they’ve already come up with a counter to your comeback.
If you’re looking for a healthy relationship you’re going to want to aim for mutual respect. It’s sort of the sweet spot for relationships.
Without mutual respect, relationships are built on a foundation of mistrust and resentment. When mistrust and resentment are present in a relationship, it can lead to constant conflict. This is because you’re always second-guessing each other and looking for reasons to fight. This can lead to endless conflict and can eventually cause the relationship to break down entirely. You can only have so much makeup sex before that too is boring.
So, if you want to have a happy and successful relationship, make sure that mutual respect is always at the forefront of your mind.