Something Else is Flawed, Here

Submitted by David:

My second date with Julia, we had a nice, big argument downtown, as we walked into a park.

We were on the topic of women, and I suggested to her that there shouldn't be a stigma if a woman chose to be a housewife.  Julia, though, thought differently:

"Women haven't made it this far just to be housewives.  Your logic is flawed."

I retorted, "I didn't say that.  I said that if a woman chose to be a housewife, then I don't think that there's anything wrong with that."

"Your logic is flawed.  What woman chooses to be a housewife?  There's always something that forces her into the situation."

"I don't think that's true.  I'm sure that many women choose to stay home.  And more power to them, if that's what they want.  Hell, some men would probably rather stay at home."

"Again, your logic is flawed.  Name a woman who has chosen to be a housewife without any pressure.  Without any flawed logic."

I thought.  "Um... I don't know.  My friend Kelly is a stay-at-home mom.  She loves it."

"Again, flawed logic.  If she changes her mind and wants to work out of the house, she can just drop the housewife-ing and do it?"

"I think so."

"I don't.  Your logic is flawed."

"Why do you keep repeating that?  Your repetition of 'your logic is flawed' is flawed.  Stop it."

"But your logic is flawed."

"Your logic is flawed.  How about that?"

She smiled.  "I think I won this argument."

I said, "Bullshit.  You don't win an argument by stating your opinion and repeating the same phrase over and over again.  I've come the closest between us to providing a concrete example.  You've just said, 'your logic is flawed,' 'your logic is flawed,' 'your logic is flawed,' fifty times.  You have nothing."

She was quiet for a little while, then stopped walking and said, "I don't think this is going to work."

For once, some sound logic.


  1. Hahahahaha... are either of you lawyers?

  2. What a stupid thing to argue about.

  3. Agreed. It sounds like she was picking a fight just for the sake of fight-picking. Glad it didn't progress to a third date. She would have picked a fight about deli meats or tapestries or whatever it is you kids are arguing about these days.

  4. She sounds like a law student at a low-level law school.

  5. Political differences. She sounds like a Repugnican, and you sound intelligent! LOL!

  6. I hate to break it to this chick, but it looks like she's going to end up being a housewife.

  7. "N" sounds like a good match for that gal!

    Most of the homeless men are mentally ill or in thrall of drugs. If they were mentally healthy, they would LEAP at the opportunity for ANY safe job!

    Many intelligent women AND men enjoy working in the home, and many ALSO enjoy keeping house.

    Being a homemaker involves more intelligence than you can apparently muster. It involves scheduling, frugality, and patience. It requires knowledge of chemical reactions and the ability to read a tiny label for safety. It requires being able to repair and refurbish the tools of the trade, and researching new ones.

    I am not a housewife, although I am at home every day. I'm disabled, and do what I can to keep the house limping along. I wish I had a housewife! Or a housekeeper.

    You also imply a housewife is automatically going to have a child. That act takes two, firstly, and is not as popular of an option among my age group.

    Your logic is misogynistic and backwards. Try again after a year of keeping a house without the help of anyone.

  8. BobSandwich = Douche + Bag

  9. Lay Off BobSandwich, get a life!

  10. BobSandwich beats his Grandmother and drives a garried up Oldsmobile.

  11. Brandy - I am a woman, so, yeah, "your logic is flawed."

  12. Oh internet fighting. How you amuse me. Let's all yell insults at each other! Woooooo!!!!!

  13. I love being a housewife, when I get the chance. just started working part time again though, to help out. whats wrong with being a housewife? I think teaching children and enjoying your family is the absolute best kind of life. who actually wants to work. work was create by the man to keep the poor too tired and poor to make positive social change. and the cia funded the women's rights movement as a way to send mothers to work in order to seperate families and educate children earlier with patriotic propoganda.


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