Bless your mother for learning and admitting her mistake. She does point up the difference in culture today than in her younger days. I recall my mother, now 92, telling me that girls/women are supposed to “let the man win”, I guess to boost their ego for them. I was about 12 and I’d just beaten my older brother at some board game.
Oddly, in contradiction, our entertainment industry glorifies objectification of women in so many ways — rap, music, TV, movies.