When a woman
attempts to tell
a man how his brain works and what
the motivations behind his various thoughts, words
and actions are; in spite of the fact that
her interpretations are based in her own hyper-sensitive paranoia; whilst his explanation is based on the fact that
he knows what
he meant better than
Common traits in observation:
Most commonly observed
after a woman
accuses a man of misogyny for a typically irrational
The womansplainer well
never admit to a man that
she is actively choosing the interpretation that
most demonises him; no matter how contrived that interpretation
may be. She may however, concede to a more intelligent and reasonable woman that
she 'misunderstood' him; so as to risk further losing face, whilst denying
personal accountability. However, the more juvenile womansplainer will pout and angrily declare that
the more rational woman
is 'a traitor to women everywhere!' for pointing out her stupidity and prejudice
Guy 1: God, that girl's stupid! Doesn't she know
Barbie isn't a good choice of role model!
Girl: Typical man! Can't handle the threat of an iconic, confident female character! You have
to demean it! Can't let young girls have
self-confidence, can we!?
Guy 1:....Barbie dolls have
unrealistic body proportions and encourage materialism
Girl: Yeah but...You
just can't handle confident, happy women, can you!? Misogynist!
Guy 1: What!?.. how do you even!?...
Guy 2: Ignore
her dude, she's a womansplainer.