What are traditional gender roles In society? For the US and most of the Western European countries, men are traditionally known as the providers and protectors of their families and women are known as the nurturers who look after the family and raise the children.
In that system, the man is the leader of the household, and the man is to be more competitive and masculine. Likewise, that system dictates that women are to be submissive, care for the children, keep the house clean, and support the husband. Traditional gender roles also dictate how people should dress.
In that system, boys and men are supposed to wear short hair, no earrings, very little jewelry, and shirts, pants, or shorts. Women and girls are supposed to wear earrings, long hair, blouses, skirts, hair bows, and smell sweet and Like flowers. Gender Is defined as the behavioral, cultural, or psychological traits typically associated with one sex, and gender role is defined as a public representation of ones gender identity. Compared to what we see today those expectations have changed for the better. My most important experience sought me out. It happened to me; I didn’t cause It.
My preferred companions are books or music or pen and paper. I have only a small circle of close friends, few of whom get along together. They could easily be counted “misfits. ” To be plain, I found It quite easy to doubt my ability to have any sort of “close relationship. ” After the closing festivities of Andover Summer School this past summer, on the night before we were scheduled to leave, a girl I had met during the program’s course approached me. She came to my room and sat down on my bed and announced that she was debating with herself whether she wanted me to become her boyfriend. She wanted my reaction, my opinion. As startled, to say the least, and frightened.
I Instantly said, “No. ” I told her I on no account wanted this and that I would reject any gestures she made towards starting a relationship. I would ignore her entirely, if need be. I explained that I was a coward. Wanted nothing whatsoever to do with a relationship.
I talked a lot and very fast. To my surprise, she did not leave instantly. Instead, she hugged her knees and rocked back and forth on my bed. I watched her from across the room. She rocked, and I watched. Doubts crept up on me. Opportunity had knocked and the door was still locked.
It might soon depart. “l lied,” I said. L was afraid of what might happen if we became involved. But it’s better to take the chance than to be afraid. ” She told me she knew I had lied.
I had made her realize, though, how much she actually wanted me to be her boyfriend. We decided to keep up a relationship after 1 OFF Even then, I was not sure which had been the lie. Now I think that everything I said may have been true when I said it. But I’m still not sure. I learned, that night, that I could be close to someone. I also realize, now, that it isn’t matter whether or not that person is a misfit; the only important thing is the feeling, the closeness, the connection.
As long as there is something between two people ? friendship, love, shared interests, whatever else ? it is a sign that there can be some reconciliation with fear, some “fit” for misfits. And it shows that fear need not always win, that we can grow and change, and even have second chances. I am still seeing her. Many people have indulged in games and have had fun in a good game at some point in their lives.
Games primarily exist to provide pleasure as a leisure activity for people of all ages.Today, it is believed that the hectic work schedule of an adult’s life has prevented him from indulging in games whether indoor or outdoor. Some of the better known indoor games are board games like chess, while the more popular outdoor games include many sports like soccer, badminton, and tennis.
I feel that games play an essential role in the development of a healthy human being. An example of an indoor game which I think is excellent is chess. Chess is a game enjoyed by many adults today because of the challenge it presents one’s mind in his “intelligence’ to defeat his opponent.To many people, they feel that “exercising” the mind with the indulgence of the game promotes intelligence in an individual because the game triggers the mind to think and constantly questions his every risky move. Outdoor games are at least as important in the development of a healthy body as physical activities trigger the body’s metabolism to burn excess fat and calories.
Studies have shown that people are not susceptible to diseases and subsequently live longer in a regular routine of daily exercise which is very often in the form of games.Popular games like tennis soccer have become many adults’ favorites after a Eng, hard day at work. In conclusion, there are many advantages in playing games for working adults. While many adults today are finding it difficult to include games in their leisure, it is important to realize the benefits that are accompanied by activities such as playing games. Playing games not only helps relieves stress accumulated from an individual’s demanding work life but are also fun to indulge in.
It fosters good social relations amongst friends and family members and thus a reason why games are indispensable and should be included in one’s lifestyle.