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Gabby Reece: Women being submissive is 'a sign of strength'
In discussing her new book about her challenges as a mother and wife on TODAY Friday, former volleyball star and fitness advocate Gabrielle Reece said she believes women being submissive in a relationship is a sign of power rather than weakness.
In ‚ÄúMy Foot is Too Big for the Glass Slipper,‚ÄĚ she writes that ‚Äúto truly be feminine means being soft, receptive, and ‚Äď look out, here it comes ‚Äď submissive.‚ÄĚ
‚ÄúI think the idea of living with a partner is ‚ÄėHow can I make their life better?‚Äô‚Äô‚Äô Reece told Natalie Morales. ‚ÄúSo if I‚Äôm the woman and he‚Äôs the man, then yes, that‚Äôs the dynamic. I‚Äôm willing and I choose to serve my family and my husband because it creates a dynamic where he is then in fact acting more like a man and masculine and treating me the way I want to be treated."...
Well, it's a lot closer, and this sort of thing should be encouraged. I'm sick and tired of women holding the double standard where they are either claiming that they are no different from men, and that they should fight and bite and claw to get to the top, but then whenever docility is advantageous, all of a sudden women are to be protected because they are gentle and should be handled gently. Pick one. This woman has. Does she get everything exact? No. Does she submit unto the Lord? Maybe, maybe not (I don't know her). But this decision to willingly submit is a breath of fresh air, believing or otherwise.