Las mujeres me explican las cosas

Esta es una traducción de un artículo original de Jim Doyle. Las notas del traductor aparecen [entre corchetes].

 

Y no hablo de Alison ni de Karen, que sí que me han explicado algunas cosas muy importantes. Tampoco hablo de las mujeres que se toman la molestia de explicarme algo, o cómo se hace algo, incluso si yo lo sé hacer mejor, porque se trata de un impulso generoso; están intentando ayudar sinceramente, no ser condescendientes, como suelen ser los hombres que explican cosas a las mujeres (aunque puede que eso se esté terminando.…

Stoicism is a feminine virtue


en Español

Stoicism is a feminine virtue as much as a masculine virtue. It is really the center of adulthood, both male and female. It’s common nowadays to hear stoicism denounced as a form of “toxic masculinity.” The answer to that was stated best in a blog thread comment (that I cannot find): “We have gone from a culture of dignity to a culture of victimhood.” The denunciations of stoic serenity in the face of adversity, tight-lipped though it be at times, are a symptom of this cultural shift.…

Women explain things to me

en Español

And I’m not taking about Alison or Karen, who really have explained some very important things to me. Nor am I talking about women who take time and make the effort to explain something or how to do something, even if I may know better than they do, because it is a generous impulse, they are truly trying to help me, not patronize (or in this case, matronize) me – as are most men who explain things to women.…