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'Submission' is not a dirty word -- what Gabby Reece was trying to say

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Revmitchell, Apr 20, 2013.

  1. Revmitchell

    Revmitchell Well-Known Member

    Feb 18, 2006
    Surrender. That’s the underlying message of Gabrielle Reece’s statements last week about marriage. The former volleyball star and current fitness expert—a woman who has literally made a living being strong—has dubbed submission a strength.

    “I choose to serve my family and my husband,” says Reece, “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.” NBC’s Brian Williams called it a “new and provocative take on how to keep a marriage together.”

    But is it? "The Today Show’s" online survey asked the public on whether or not they agreed with Reece’s statement: “To be truly feminine means being soft and receptive and look out, here it comes, submissive …” The majority of its audience—a whopping 55%—agreed that embracing femininity and being submissive is the way to go. Only 19% disagreed.

    Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2013...-trying-to-say/?intcmp=features#ixzz2R2YJkJkT