Marriage Today is Slavery For Men

Life Examinations

According to John Stewart Mill in the “Subjugation of Women” he compares the institution of marriage to slavery. He argued that women/wives were like slaves because the laws at that time made them subject to their husbands. The laws at that time forced women to obey and basically be a “lap dog” to their husbands. Mill argued that women were worse off than slaves because women weren’t free to do pretty much anything even when they went to sleep at night.

Many years have passed since Mill made this inference and many things have changed around marriage laws. Most of these changes have not been on the positive side. During Mill’s time when he made the inference of women being slaves when it came to marriage, the ball was in the man’s court, but as times have changed the ball is in the middle, which is equality and that is…

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