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Saturday, April 7, 2012

Feminism Scheminism

Posted by Anonymous on Sat, Apr 7, 2012 at 10:00 AM

I just don't get it. I don't get why women get money in a divorce, "just because". It doesn't matter if they have a job that puts them in the 1% or if they are dirt poor, the man automatically owes in a divorce. I went to college, landed a great job and became very successful. I made the mistake of marrying a woman who didn't already have these things for herself. She worked a a boutique, didn't have a degree and was kind of just scraping by, but I fell in love with her. We were married for 4 years, and I had to pay out the ass. Why? I earned my life, I sacrificed for it and I deserved it. Why does she deserve to be paid because I had the foresight, the motivation and dedication to make my life a success? I don't want to be resentful towards women, but this the norm in our society. Sure, there's always the exception to the rule, but generally speaking, women always get paid in a divorce. It cost me money to get married, with ring and all, and it cost me money to get divorced. I'll be damned if I EVER get married again! She's living the high life now and what did she do to deserve it? Am I a true feminist in thinking that there should be equal treatment between the sexes?

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