Men Don’t Need Six Month Reminders

He said he’s going to change that hallway lightbulb. You don’t have to nag.

“If a man tells a woman he’s going to do something, he’s going to do it. She doesn’t have to remind him every six months.”

That joke refers, of course, to emotional labor

What is emotional labor?

Today’s woman has adopted the term to describe the “invisible work of caring” required of women in nearly every setting to make everything feel nice, pleasant and cared for in the domestic, office and social realms.

“My fantasy of what it’s like to be a guy is you wake up in the morning, and your eyes open, and you’re like ‘I’m awesome’.”

Chelsea Peretti — One of the Greats

“You can just ask me”

It’s not about getting things done — it’s about noticing what needs to be done and then taking initiative

Borrowing from Chelsea Peretti: my fantasy of what’s like to be a guy is, you come home at the end of the day, you turn off your brain, turn on the TV, and you JUST. DON’T. CARE.

Women should care less

It’s women’s nature to care

But how?

Names have been changed to protect both the innocent and the guilty.

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