Beat me to it?
Just when I think I have it figured out, they hit back with another volley. The battle of the sexes has been going on for so many years….no wonder. They’re evenly matched, one or the other underestimates the other from time to time.
Everyone who knows me, knows of my ‘strong’ views on women’s rights, our rightful place in the world…blah…blah…blah. The barbs that shoot from my lips are results of years and years of practising on those damn targets that abound everywhere (yes, yes, yes MEN!) Recently I find, they argue less and let me have my way more….I thought I’d just about had it made.
Sneaky, annoying things! What am I on about? All this while I’ve been smugly gloating over my victories over the testosterone-brigade, it occurs to me only now that I’m being had.
One conversation I had (a monologue perhaps…), I went on and on about how men seem to like to be kicked around. He listened to me, nodding in agreement and then said, “Yes!!! We don’t want equality. Treat us like pets….feed us, kick us when we get in your way and make us beg for more. I’m glad you’ve figured it out.” Bloody hell…..I bet he was laughing up his sleeve all along!!!!!!
Sagnik Nandy (who has been getting a lot of publicity on this blog, by the way!) smiles genially (or I imagine he is at the other end of the chat) and then in every alternate post, makes a catty little reference to my ‘anti-men’ tirades!
A colleague of mine asked me recently what I blog about and I mentioned that I ocassionaly indulged in male-bashing since it was as Aekta puts it..”so satisfying”! He just raised an eyebrow and said, “Why? I think women are wonderful.” HUH???????? Its no fun fighting someone who doesn’t fight back. Damn, damn, damn, damn….after all these while one side figures out that the only way to end a fight is to stop fighting…..and the men discovered it first? *Muffled explosion inside my mind*
Men are thinking too??!!???!!??!!!! Heaven help me!