Traditional gender stereotypes allow us to trivialise the danger men face in relationships. It is weak men who get abused. Only abusive boyfriends get passionately murdered. A ‘real man’ never has to wake up in the middle of the night to see if his vitals are intact after a nasty argument with his wife.
Many folks think that their twenties is the time for a happy-go-lucky lifestyle, where opportunities can be met without responsibility. It is bad enough that this may end with a wasted decade of ‘delayed milestones’ and missed opportunities.
How do you steal a husband? Well, lace your lips with honey, dress to tease, sprawl on a warm bed, call out his name in ecstasy and voila! he is yours. The art of husband poaching is going mainstream and stories of aggrieved wives are quite commonplace in our tabloids mainstream radio shows….