7 pieces of advice for the woman whose boyfriend doesn’t think women should vote
The relationships.txt account shares choice nuggets from Reddit, where people post relationship problems in the hope of getting helpful advice – from strangers on the internet.
This little gem has cropped up and it has to be read to be believed.
My (25 F) boyfriend (24 M) of 5 years just disclosed to me that he does not believe women should be allowed to vote. pic.twitter.com/NsKOKb6D0h
— relationships.txt (@redditships) July 10, 2019
Er …what the actual f_ck is going on here? Hands up if that looks like a no-brainer-kick-him-into-touch kind of a situation.
There have been over 2000 reactions to the post, which we highly recommend you visit, but here are some zingers.
Burn that bridge preferably with him still on it
— Lana del Reycism Dog (@friendlykitties) July 11, 2019
In the time it took her to put her thoughts down, she could’ve packed up and left! https://t.co/JM9B39ZjK9
— Chi Chi Izundu (@blondeafro) July 10, 2019
Every day, I get more and more convinced that most people are drastically underreacting… https://t.co/CZDm1N2dEx
— Erynn Brook (@ErynnBrook) July 10, 2019
Girl, Dump Him 2020 https://t.co/pGr6orGqlA
— andi zeisler (@andizeisler) July 10, 2019
your boyfriend was poisoned by the internet. time to flee https://t.co/kmiu5xv4KM
— Talia Lavin (@chick_in_kiev) July 10, 2019
Anyways, kill the patriarchy and then cover its bloated carcass in glitter and rainbows and make it ballet dance. https://t.co/TpFGuCFFm3
— Victoria Oropeza-Kositz (@evo_kositz) July 11, 2019
Throw the whole man away https://t.co/Iocxr7Qgt8
— Kim Sauder (@crippledscholar) July 10, 2019
Writer Soraya Chemaly shared a worrying fact.
Sounds ridiculous, but “women shouldn’t have the vote” is a common conversation in sexist online spaces. It makes its way into high schools and colleges, where I know of male students setting up “repeal the 19th” tables or holding public debates for “fun”https://t.co/Y6J5LFIXf9 https://t.co/ria3KlYHhZ
— Soraya Chemaly (@schemaly) July 11, 2019
They walk among us.
This comment from @ellle_em makes a point that applies totally to this case and quite a few other topical issues right now.
We need to get rid of the toxic and damaging notion that "everyone is allowed to have their own views" somehow means people can't be judged and ostracized for their horrible horrible opinions https://t.co/lyEmv53D3Q
— 🌻Elle 🐈Gato🐈 Maruska 🌻 (@ellle_em) July 11, 2019