Are Women From Utopia And Men From Wal-Mart?

Written by Allie Ochs

It is surprising how many writers, psychologists, or scientists have made it their life’s work focusing onrepparttar gender differences. In our male-dominated society it is no coincidence that men have undertakenrepparttar 149196 bulk of this work. They made an effort to help men and women get along, but deep downrepparttar 149197 sexes are much more alike thanrepparttar 149198 world cares to admit.

Today, most believe that men and women are significantly different in every respect. The focus on these differences has divided men and women, instead of bringing them closer together. More importantly, it discourages both sexes to grow and unify on a human level.

Still viewed asrepparttar 149199 inferior sex, women feel compelled to assume utopian attributes such as nurturing torepparttar 149200 extreme and giving torepparttar 149201 point of running empty. Women are expected to live up torepparttar 149202 expectations of their families, employers and society. To add to their burden, they ought to stay slim, sexy, attractive, loving, caring and emotionally balanced. In their attempts to meet these expectations, many women lose their identities, values, self-worth and even their minds.

In contrast,repparttar 149203 “superior” male sex has been praised for its Wal-Mart attributes of being realistic, practical, efficient and logical. Consequently, men still runrepparttar 149204 country, hold most ofrepparttar 149205 assets and controlrepparttar 149206 majority of public and economic affairs. Yet, men experience their own stress in a competitive world that expects them to berepparttar 149207 pillar of their families. Many men are still programmed to berepparttar 149208 sole economic provider in their families and suffer their own anxieties. Feelingrepparttar 149209 pressure of maintaining an affluent lifestyle or even just making ends meet, many become workaholics, grow bellies, lose their hair and become candidates for heart attacks. Both men and women alike experience stress trying to be super-humans in a society in which they feel they never quite “cut it.”

Preoccupation withrepparttar 149210 differences often prevents men and women from asking each other for help. Consequently, both suffer silently through their own pain blaming each other for their differences and lack of understanding: “Men are never this” and “Women are always that.” As a result ofrepparttar 149211 generalization of their differences, men “shut down” and women turn to friends, therapy or medication. The outcomes are unfulfilling, frustrating relationships that increase stress or even lead to divorce. Consequently, we wonder whether men failed women, or vice versa.

So much effort and money has been spent (and made) on exaggerating emotional, intellectual and communicative differences betweenrepparttar 149212 sexes that we indeed believe ourselves to be from different planets. We must look beyondrepparttar 149213 differences and realize that women cannot live without Wal-Mart, nor can men live without utopia. Women need Wal-Mart forrepparttar 149214 practical, logical and task-oriented aspects of their lives and, in fact, may be shopping at Wal-Mart more often than men. Onrepparttar 149215 other hand, men need utopia to experience allrepparttar 149216 beauty and humanity of life, and are visiting utopia more frequently than they admit. We are all fromrepparttar 149217 same planet. It is about time we bridgedrepparttar 149218 gap betweenrepparttar 149219 sexes and realized that we are human beings with many ofrepparttar 149220 same needs, desires, dreams and hopes.

Honeymoon Vacation Ideas can be Economical

Written by Randy Wilson

The purpose ofrepparttar honeymoon vacation is only minimally to live for a few days like extravagant royalty. The real purpose is for and your loved one to haverepparttar 149195 most beautiful and memorable experience of your lives. Decide exactly how much you really can afford to spend, and spend it all (but not more). It's always good to be frugal, but don't be stingy! After all, this is your honeymoon.

Honeymoon vacations are even more important than your typical week away from work. Do allrepparttar 149196 planning in advance - and make contingency plans, as well - to make sure you and your spouse will be totally free from stress forrepparttar 149197 entire occasion.

A travel agent will have an array of honeymoon vacation packages for destinations all overrepparttar 149198 world. These include a stay at an all-inclusive resort, a rental vehicle, and a schedule of various activities for your entertainment. Since just about everything is included inrepparttar 149199 price ofrepparttar 149200 package, you can end up paying less than if you had booked it all separately.

A "prefab" honeymoon vacation package will provide some bang for your buck, but there are also some issues to keep in mind. For one thing, there is only so much that can be done to customizerepparttar 149201 experience to your preferences - and doing this can add torepparttar 149202 price. During certain times ofrepparttar 149203 year,repparttar 149204 more traditional honeymoon vacation spots can be teeming with tourists and fellow honeymooners. Ask your travel agent for some statistics to help you book a destination during its off-peak season.

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