I ran into the store the other day and there was this woman who deserved to get smacked out of this world! Her son was maybe 4 or 5 years-old and she was saying, “This is my little man right here. He takes good care of his momma.” What in the damn?! I really hope I am not the only one that finds this comment disturbing. I say this because I have dated and know people who have dated momma’s boys. And maybe it was an “a-ha” moment for me when she said it. Stupid-ass woman like in the store, telling their sons they are big strong men who have to take care of the parent at the early age of 4.Idiots at science fairs yelling, "Win your mama some money!"
This is not the first time I have heard this either. When I used to intern at an elementary school, I would speak with kids and with parents. I would hear from single mothers MANY of times, “He’s the man of the house.” I’m thinking to myself, “You are a sad if you are having your 4th grader be the ‘man’ of your house….mainly in part because he is not a man, he is NINE.” In high school, you would see boys working and when they got their paychecks, “I gotta give it to my mom.” With not a dime kept for themselves.
I have dds who will one day date. I’m concerned about the pool of men they will have to choose from, since I know there are women out there that think it’s okay to take from their children’s paycheck and force 9 year-olds to run their house. Here is my reasoning as to why I feel these women are destroying our future men by allowing them to be the “man” of the house, taking from their paychecks, forcing them to hawk over their mothers at the age of 8. I don’t have some doctorate or study to back me up, just real life. And I am NOT speaking of every single mother with a son, just those that I know who do some of these things!!
********These few boys/situations are just EXAMPLES.I'm not fixated on what I saw at the supermarket ALONE.The woman in my post is just one person, an example..I'm not "reading into" anything.Theres a greater picture here, and its not limited to one person.
***EDIT: For those of you who don't get it, would you be okay with anyone refering your baby girls as "little woman?" "It's time to be a woman?" Yet these boys get referred to as "little man". Any thoughts on why the double standard?