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What does this mean? Google says a man explaining something to a woman in a condescending way. So what if its a woman explaining something in a condescending way? Do we say womansplaining? Why is it just for men? Just curious
WaryWitchWandering · 31-35, F
We should get a man to explain for us
SumKindaMunster · 51-55, M
@WaryWitchWandering Come on over, sit on my knee and let me explain it to you in terms you can understand little lady.....
Men do it way more often, are more condescending, have a tendency to talk over you (with their louder voices), and often are belittling or use "cutesy" words in reference to yourself as if you're incapable
@WaryWitchWandering I dont know. It's always been a thing. My closest friends have always been male. :/
DarkSideoftheMoon · 31-35, F
@V00doo both genders have their things. I feel like personally men always want something from me and women are catty or backstabbing. Women have been more condescending toward me and men are more blunt and rude. Thats just my experience though. But i have good life long friendships with men and women also. Good people are difficult to find regardless i think
WaryWitchWandering · 31-35, F
There are relatively few cultures that are not patriarchal (men, considered the heads of households or industries, running the government, etc.) Even now. So the term comes from guys assuming a woman couldn’t know what she’s talking about, and feeling they have to [b]explain[/b] everything in minute detail. If you’re not well versed on automobiles or sports, for example, imagine that scenario regarding everything else. Here I occasionally see it when a woman is discussing menstruation or childbirth and guys jump in to [b]explain[/b] to her what’s actually happening.
DarkSideoftheMoon · 31-35, F
@bijouxbroussard yeah in that regard i can see the point. Makes sense. I have been experiencing a couple women recently who have been very patronising and condescending when talking about pregnancy and motherhood. Im 9 months pregnant and im finding it really annoying so i was wondering if there was a term for that but maybe labels and terms arent really appropriate. Just feels winded to have to explain so much in an attitude when trying to explain it to someone
Punxi · 26-30, F
Meh...dude attempts condescending man' splainin' ? Reply swiftly with Handescending. Called a jap slap up side the back of the head. Get their mind right.
ShadowWolf · 31-35, M
The moment I was accused of "mansplaining" to a woman I had met, I hard nexted her. Buh bye.
DarkSideoftheMoon · 31-35, F
@ShadowWolf i have had women patronise me and speak down to me when trying to show off and its so annoying like they think im stupid and dont pick up on it too. Like super snobby and showoffy. They always have to compete with everything. Like they have to feel superior all the time. Whats that called?!? I hate that 😒
ShadowWolf · 31-35, M
@DarkSideoftheMoon That's just the nature of the female gender. To one up each other. No term needs to be coined for that ;)
Because there are a vast array of different words to use for womansplaining like shrew, harpy and other more colorful words consisting or four or five letters 😆
PoeticPlay · 51-55, M
Because it is a woman's perrogative.

Bobby Brown ruined ours. 🙄
DarkSideoftheMoon · 31-35, F
@PoeticPlay whoops
A woman made it up. Woman do it too just in a diff way.
scooogy · 31-35, MVIP
@Spoiledbrat Nagsplaining? 🤔
DarkSideoftheMoon · 31-35, F
@scooogy nagging is fun
Anthony452 · 31-35, M
I've heard of this, though obviously anyone can be condescending in how they talk to others. I have that problem more with people who are older than me, rather than with any particular gender. I have a tendency to talk on and on enthusiastically about things I'm interested in, but that probably has more to do with my slight autism than with any belief that women need to be "instructed" or condescended to.
BluntSm0ker · 26-30, M
These hoes in 2022 womansplain all day...
ElRengo · 61-69, M
AND what about grandaughtersplaining????
They explain me the world in a new way, I learn and I´m happy about.
DarkSideoftheMoon · 31-35, F
@ElRengo these labels are making my head spin
ElRengo · 61-69, M

Well, May be a disclaimer on my side would be good.

I´m not denying and never did it the historical and social oppression of women along millenia,
I´m on the side of their rights as part of all human ones.

Even so, some branches of a good cause seem to focus on the side effects of a bigger problem.
IMO this MAY hide what is more severe about the same.
I imagine the enemies of their rights delighted when some use more time on language expressions (those labels) than in other (IMO) core things to change.

My other worry is that also some seem to describe the more powerful human team, the woman / man couple, as the main enemy.
Same ones also and sometimes put so much wheight on the individuals against all social entities that in fact they converge with the way the powerful want us to see ourselves.
As lonely, isolated, powerless consumers.

My respects.
Ill vote you in for president defend us
DarkSideoftheMoon · 31-35, F
@userfawkes1105 i just call it as i see it, sir.
@DarkSideoftheMoon ok but if defined as womansplaining then like now when we use it against Yall you have to have laws to protect us from domestic violence.
DarkSideoftheMoon · 31-35, F
@userfawkes1105 i didnt make the rules i just follow them
That’s basically it. But there is no such thing as the reverse.
Femsplaining, and it's just an excuse for feminazis to be nasty.
Explain it to me like I’m 10 😁
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DarkSideoftheMoon · 31-35, F
@InfoTunaCanBot i do honestly feel really bad for a lot of guys like the innocent ones.

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