Oh really, I don’t think so

As I am reading for my research, I came across an article that said the women’s movement is the reason why women do not have great friendships with each other anymore. The rationale behind it is that, before the women’s movement women were taught by their mothers how to be a woman which meant cooking, cleaning and taking care of the kids. With that being said one of the only reasons for women’s friendship to decline and become so combative is because the women’s movement began to occur. Now this is complete nonsense.  I just had to stare at the pages for a while before I could completely digest this nonsense.  Although the article is quite old, it is still perplexing that someone would assume that the women’s movement is the reason behind the negative perception of women’s friendships.  It is amazing what people were able to publish back in the day.I know research has to begin somewhere but dang this is a rocky and offensive start.  I know you have to find something or someone to blame change on, but to blame an entire movement for the state of women’s friendships, really that is CRAZY.

I am happy this article is old but to know that people really felt like that gets under my skin. I will leave the article along now.


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