MANSPLAINING – KNOW IT & STOP IT

Komal Bhan || throughmymind

Male Friend: “Try this rum, you’ll love it.”

Me: “Nah, I don’t like rum.”

Male Friend: “I guarantee you’ll like it.”

Me: *Tries the drink* “Nope, I don’t like it.”

Male Friend: You’ve not given it a chance, to be fair. Try once again.

Me: “It’s really not for me, thanks.”

Male Friend: “You’re just saying to make a point.”

Now, this entire situation is termed as mansplaining. It might not sound like a big issue to you but it’s a serious one. Mansplaining is a situation wherein a man tries to “explain” something to a woman which she already is aware of or probably is an expert of, assuming that he being man knows things better. This is something which really irritates me. Some men ‘assume’ that they’re naturally superior to women and that the lady doesn’t know much about that particular topic. What if you have a “mansplainer”…

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