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"Now, that wasn't so hard, was it?"
Tags:communication, communicate, communicating, feelings chart, feelings chart, relationship, relationships, couple, couples, bad relationship, bad relationships, unhappy relationship, unhappy relationships, unhappy marriage, unhappy marriages, unhappy, unhappiness, feelings, feeling, mood, moods, low mood, infantilising, infantilizing, infantilization, infantilisation, patronise, patronising, patronize, patronizing, mental health, emotions
"Cheer up, Jimbo -- It's only a matter of time before one of those big executive searches going on out there stumbles across you."
Tags:boyfriend, boyfriends, girlfriends, husband, wife, husbands, wives, couple, couples, marriage, married, marry, relationship, relationships, spouse, spouses, sarcasm, sarcastic, unemployment, unemployed, unrealistic, unrealistic expectations, job search, career path, careers, career, job, jobs, condescending, patronizing, patronising, nagging, nag, bother, bothering, annoy, annoying, pestering, pester
"Now, where would we be if little girls were allowed to trade in overseas bonds?"
"Forty years' loyal service—I'm taking him to lunch."
Tags:business man, business men, business people, business person, businessman, businessmen, businessperson, executive, executives, manager, managers, boss, bosses, business executive, business executives, business manager, business managers, hierarchy, hierarchies, business hierarchy, business hierarchies, service, loyal service, employee, employees, loyal, loyalty, lunchtime, lunchtimes, going to lunch, lunch, lunches, respect, respected, patronise, patronising
"I understand you see yourself in legal, but we see you as a large cuddly stuffed toy."
Tags:dino, dinos, dinosaur, dinosaurs, career ladder, the career ladder, career progression, stuffed toy, stuffed toys, stuffies, legal, lawyer, lawyers, attorney, attorneys, hopes and dream, ambition, ambitious, ambitions, aspiration, aspiration, let down, let downs, let-down, let-downs, disappointment, disappointments, legal profession, the legal profession, paralegal, paralegals, legal assistant, legal assistants, patronise, patronising, patronize, patronizing
"Hey! You forgot your stupid little ideas printed in bold type."
Tags:offices, office work, office worker, office workers, office politics, office bully, office bullies, office bullying, presentation, presentations, meeting, meetings, business meeting, business meetings, board meeting, board meetings, corporate culture, self important, self importance, self-important, self-importance, type, type face, type faces, insult, insults, insulting, insulted, pester, pestering, take down, take-down, belittle, belittling, patronise, patronising, patronize, patronizing
"You should only be worried if you never had it as a kid."
Tags:illness, ill, disease, diseases, communicable disease, communicable diseases, contagious, contagion, childhood disease, childhood, diseases, childhood illnesses, childhood illness, chickenpox, disfigure, disfigurement, deformed, deform, patronising, patronizing, patronise, patronize, bar, bars, pub, pubs
For Today's Dad
Tags:bitter, bitterness, bitterly, daddy issues, daddy problems, fatherhood, fathers, fathers and sons, dad, dads, parent, parents, parenting, redundancy, redundant, competitive, competitively, cards, card, unemployed, unemployment, complex, oedipal complex, oedipus complex, patronise, patronising, patronised, patronises, retired, retires, retire, retiree, modern, modern family, unhappy families, family matters, modern life, greetings cards, greeting cards, father's day, fathers day
"To start with, gentlemen, I just want to say that if at any time I strike you as being strange or weird or something, or whatever, it's because I'm probably the first member of this board to grow up with television."
Tags:board, boards, boardroom, boardrooms, board meeting, board meetings, monoculture, monocultures, old white men, old white man, old men, old man, old, old rich white men, old rich white man, younger, young, youth, television, tv, generation divide, generation divides, generation gap, generation gaps, patronising, patronizing, patronise, patronize
"Please, R.K., stop mothering me."
Tags:maternal, maternity, maternal instinct, instincts, instinctual, mother, mothers, mothering, mothered, mothers, exec, executive, executives, chief exec, chief execs, boss, bosses, businessman, business man, business woman, businesswoman, patronising, patronised, patronizing, patronized, mom, moms, mum, mums, modern, modern world, stereotype, stereotypes, gender role, gender roles
"You're not stepping on it right."
Tags:caveman, cavemen, explain, explains, explaining, explanation, explanations, mansplain, mansplaining, cavemansplaining, stick, sticks, wood, hand, hands, turn, turning, spark, sparks, sparking, flame, flames, light, lights, lighting, campfire, campfires, condescend, condescending, patronise, patronising, patronize, patronizing
"What part of Noh don't you understand?"
Tags:noh, theatre, theatres, theater, theaters, musical drama, musical dramas, drama, dramas, classical japanese musical drama, classical japanese theatre, classical japanese theater, japan, japanese culture, patronising, patronizing, patronise, patronize, condescend, condescending, condescension, bad date, bad dates, dating
"You've got your scales on backward."
"If there's one thing I can't abide it's being interrupted while I'm mansplaining."
Tags:dinner party, dinner parties, man, men, male, males, mansplain, mansplains, mansplaining, interrupt, interrupts, interrupting, interrupted, explain, explains, explaining, explanation, explanations, condescend, condescends, condescending, patronise, patronize, patronising, patronizing, abide, abides, abiding, endure, endures, enduring
"You're right! There are no women on the Joint Chiefs of Staff – I can't believe I never noticed that!"
Tags:bar, bars, chat-up line, chat-up lines, pick-up line, pick-up line, joint chiefs of staff, gender equality, gender inequality, equal representation, unequal representation, gender imbalance, institutional sexism, male dominated workplace, male dominated, patronising, patronise, patronising, patronizing, patronize, patronizing, sleaze, sleazy, politics
"This is the path to adulthood, You're here."
"It's your job to dream of things that never were and ask 'why not' and it's my job to tell you."
Tags:executives, executive, business executives, business executive, business executives, manager, managers, boss, bosses, business manager, business managers, boss, bosses, management style, managements styles, idea, ideas, idea person, idea people, hierarchy, hierarchies, office hierarchy, office hierarchies, patronise, patronize, patronising, patronizing, belittle, belittling
"I suggest you air your woes through the media."
"Once you get some breakfast in him and send him off to work, he does make a fair-to-middling breadwinner."
"Why, it's Minnie Manngold! Married 'n' everything."
Tags:old friend, old school friend, old aquaintance, old acquaintances, patronising, patronizing, patronize, patronize, chance meeting, chancee encounter, family, families, 1940s family, 1940s families, all grown up, age, aging, growing up, married with children, vintage, vintage cartoon, vintage cartoons, 1940s
"Hey! Love the way women are beginning to laugh at themselves."
A condescending testicle
"You're going out there an annoying, mannered girl, but you're going to come back an indie queen."
Tags:indie, indie cinema, movie, movies, film, film producer, film producers, director, directors, film industry, movie industry, indie movie, indie movies, indie film, indie films, insult, insults, gender issues, hollywood, #metoo, patronise, patronising, patronize, patronizing, mannered, actor, actors, acting
"Just relax completely..don't worry if you don't understand everything, that will just be because you're stupid."