Unfortunately this frustration is often taken out on women.
They also knew that showing their humanity jeopardized their jobs.
In Study 1, women high in benevolence toward men reported a preference for a traditional man when compared to women low in benevolence toward men. Study 2 showed that men high in benevolent sexism preferred a traditional woman more than men low in benevolent sexism. The studies provide evidence using both the Ambivalence Toward Men Inventory and the Ambivalent Sexism Inventory and demonstrate a relationship between benevolent ideology and partner choice that adds to a literature on partner preference which has to date been focused on preference dimensions of attractiveness and resources.
Quite often bitterness for women goes on unconsciously, just below the surface.
Or, is beauty merely a social construct amplified by popular culture?
After more than a dozen interviews, I found some fascinating answers that go back two centuries of history.