Despite this equality, women were expected to avoid contact with men who were not kin and to veil themselves in public.As children, females were raised to be solely dependent upon their fathers and older brothers.Once considered a realm inhabited only by the socially awkward, online dating is now just another tool in the toolbox, no matter whether you’re looking for a hook-up or your soulmate.....To explore this topic, I pulled aside two individuals who I knew were hunting for a long-term relationship using online dating websites, and asked them about their experiences with the services.Sex roles, determined by basic biology, are performed by one sex or the other.
Influenced by societal factors, and linked to status, people's behavior may be inherent, imposed, or chosen.
Often, a sex-neutral term is used; for example, council member rather than either councilman or councilwoman; representatives or legislators rather than congressmen. Only use woman doctor, woman writer etc if it is necessary to make it clear that you are referring to a woman.lady, girl, miss, female, bird (slang), dame (slang), ho (U. '" [Sigmund Freud]"A woman can look both moral and exciting - if she also looks as if it was quite a struggle" [Edna Ferber]"I think being a woman is like being Irish ...
Everyone says you're important and nice, but you take second place all the same" [Iris Murdoch The Red and the Green]"Fickle and changeable always is woman" [Virgil Aeneid]"A man is as old as he's feeling,""A woman as old as she looks" [Mortimer Collins The Unknown Quantity]"Men play the game, women know the score" [Roger Woddis]"A complete woman is probably not a very admirable creature.
The use of lady as a term of courtesy has diminished somewhat in recent years, although it still survives in a few set phrases (ladies' room; Ladies' Day). a thousand times a day to choose either to accept her appointed role and thereby rescue her good disposition out of the wreckage of her self-respect, or else follow an independent line of behavior and rescue her self-respect out of the wreckage of her good disposition" [Jeannette Rankin]"When a woman behaves like a man why doesn't she behave like a nice man?
lady is also used, but decreasingly, as a term of reference for women engaged in occupations considered by some to be menial or routine: cleaning lady; saleslady. usage: Compounds ending in -woman commonly correspond to the masculine compounds in -man: councilman, councilwoman; congressman, congresswoman. in edited written English, is to avoid the -man form in reference to a woman or the plural -men when members of both sexes are involved. Normally, you just refer to a female doctor, writer etc as a doctor or a writer. " [Edith Evans]"The great question that has never been answered, and which I have not yet been able to answer, despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, is `What does a woman want?