Melissa was beginning to wonder if Ted was actually paying attention. She was so excited about her new promotion, and yet he seemed indifferent. She continued with her story.
Marcus rushed home from the airport, hoping to get the computer room organized. This was his quiet place of refuge after a long day, and he considered it his home office. Normally, he knew exactly where everything was, and everything had its own place.
These gender stereotypes has been widely held throughout our society, and we shouldn’t be surprised. Men have traditionally held most of the leadership roles all the way up to the president of the United States. It has been a cultural norm for men to take leadership roles in many circumstances.
This is the biggest, most commonly accepted, and most widely spread gender stereotypes. That’s why I’m addressing it first and spending some time to dispel this mindless myth.
When Dave came home from work, he was completely frustrated with his day. Even after he’d been home a few hours, he carried the pain of a difficult interaction with his boss. He looked over at his wife, who was typing frantically at the computer.