Have a read of these two statements--
- At the heart of mature masculinity is a sense of benevolent responsibility to lead, provide for and protect women in ways appropriate to a man's differing relationships.
- At the heart of mature femininity is a freeing disposition to affirm, receive and nurture strength and leadership from worthy men in ways appropriate to a woman's differing relationships.
They are from a little book I'm reading, which I'll post more on soon. But without worrying about who wrote it, or when and why, what are your initial reactions? Do you agree? Have reservations? Find these definitions irksome?