20 Outdated Relationship Standards That Men Are So Over, According to Modern Women

Nothing ever stays the same. Just ask your parents and grandparents. If you go to them for advice on romantic relationships, what to do and what not to do, chances are that your parents’ answers will differ from your grandparents’.

As time passes, social norms inevitably change, and people have different standards for their relationships. What men and women want evolves. If a guy tries to act around women like it’s the 60s, he’s going to get in trouble sooner rather than later. Much has changed about how men ought to treat women over the last few decades, and even over the last few years and months.

Similarly, things have changed for guys, too, and what they think is acceptable and not. From dating to more long-term connections, there are some outdated relationship standards that men would like to see gone and banished. So, what are they? Well, to get a list of ancient practices men could do without, we turned to everyday people like you and me for answers, and what better place to find them than on Reddit. The list has some obvious ones, and some found off the beaten path. Maybe there’s a tip in there for your relationship and it could certainly save a couple or two.

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