Sometimes the male is charged with taking care of the eggs, for instance. My reading of current expectations in marriage is that men still fix things and take care of the automobiles.

Inside, two girls attempt to talk to, and buy drinks for, three guys sipping cocktails.

But the women are told patronizingly: 'I don't mean to be rude, you seem like a nice person, but we just want to catch up.

Changes take time to upset existing hierarchies, but the trend is unquestionable. For years, women’s progress has been cast as a struggle for equality. What if modern, postindustrial society is simply better suited to women?

In 2009 I wrote a series about the coming gender role reversal — women on top of men (links below). This insight went mainstream with “The End of Men” by Hanna Rosin, The Atlantic, 8 June 2010: Earlier this year, women became the majority of the workforce for the first time in U. A report on the unprecedented role reversal now under way — and its vast cultural consequences.…

The current, commonly agreed, “politically correct” plan for marriage is an equal sharing of chores and other duties; but this plan is not followed now any more than it has been throughout history.

In fact, in much of the animal kingdom there is a division of labor which grows inescapably out of different biological imperatives—although here and there in the animal kingdom there are surprising instances of role reversal.

"We asked executives from a commercial speed-dating company why they always had men rotate.

They told us it was because women tend to have purses and other things to carry and because 'it seems more chivalrous'," says Eastwick.

Most married couples develop a shared understanding of who does what in their relationship.