“Whatever you say, husband dear, I will obey”: The Submissive Wife Trend
After Milt introduces the show, he speaks about their 2 relationship booklets, The Get Over Yourself! Handbook on Cheating and Betrayal and The Get Over Yourself! Handbook on Creating Happiness in a Relationship, before opening today's theme, the Submissive Wife Trend. Milt talks about a recent movement in marriages, where women become 100% submissive to their husbands, and mentions a recent TLC show highlighting this trend, “Where woman allow their husbands to be the leaders of their relationships and everything that goes on in the home.” He offers that this is an odd thought, “... since feminism has been telling us for years that it is flat-out wrong for any woman to submit herself before a man.” Mia, “As we know, there is no right or wrong, there are only choices we make; for some women, it works out. That kind of submissive personality is actually everywhere.” Milt, “Is this a reaction to feminism?” Mia, “Yes, but the question is, are you really happy being submissive to a man? In my mind, it sounds like they're brainwashed, because I could never be submissive to a man, but do these women really know who they are by being submissive, by allowing another person to make their decisions and decide everything for them?”
Milt reads an email from a guy who's friends suggests they try total submission of the wife in order to save their marriage, and he now wants to try it with his much younger wife who he feels is staying with him only for his money. Mia, “You think suddenly she's going to become submissive? She's rebellious, she has an open mouth and she's suddenly gonna change just because you have this new desire? What fun will that be, and do you really want a person like that? Buy a robot then. When you married her, didn't you know she had her own mind and was bossy? Question yourself and the source of the problem; is that what you really want in marriage? No opinion and someone just obeying commands? Why would you want a relationship like that? Find out the root of your problems and change your direction.” Milt, “Are there any good parts to having a submissive relationship?' Mia, “If the man is supporting you, you don't have to work, though that's the only thing I think might be good. But I think what people are trying to do is go back to the past, when women stayed in the home; this is, for some, a form of rebellion against all the changes in society. The woman today has too many roles and that's where the problem lies, she does too much and the man at home isn't doing his share to balance the workload.”
Milt reads an email from a woman who's daughter wants to get into porn right after she graduates high school and who wants to know how to talk her out of it and if she should tell her husband. Mia, “Even if you tell the father, she's gonna do it. How can you actually stop someone from doing something? Her mind is made up, she has a beautiful body but she doesn't know she only has a couple months in the business and will surely get abused and everything goes on film, along with other physical problems. When you're young, you don't see the consequences all you see is how fun and perfect it is, all the girls today are beautiful and showing their bodies and it sounds fun, but what can you really do to stop her?” Milt, “Everybody wants to be a star today, Mia, so how do parents deal with this kind if temptation?” Mia, “Once she has the experience, she will regret, but all you can hope is she doesn't get abused, she learns her lesson and she move on.” Milt, “What about the question of the father?” Mia, “I would always tell the truth, what happens if something happens and he didn't know? Don't hide anything, don't worry if he freaks out because the girl has to deal with the consequences of her actions.”
Mia recommends the whole family opens the subject up and discusses the situation, then watch the documentary, Hot Girls Wanted, and do some research on other girls who have done this, Milt then invites everyone to their website before he wraps up the show.