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Dandilionz March 20th, 2015 11:50am

Is it ever ok for a man to hit a woman? If yes please give example.

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Challenger TX
03/22/15 10:04 pm

Self defense. Or if she's been naughty ;)

drewseph17 San Francisco
03/22/15 2:40 pm

in the matter of reasonable and appropriate self defense.

berniefreex44 Elsmere, KY
03/22/15 1:00 pm

Self defense! Just because she's a woman doesn't mean she has the right to beat a man. It doesn't matter. If she's going bat shit crazy and you can't stop her with words, put her in her place! I'm not saying to beat her, but stop her. Seriously.

berniefreex44 Elsmere, KY
03/22/15 1:01 pm

Plus, consensual BDSM .

cmeszko99 New York
03/22/15 12:37 pm

If she's about to murder him, yes.

rons WOKE is sick
03/21/15 6:39 am

Or the other way. Neither is nice.

aj1545 Cat Lady
03/21/15 5:58 am

Yes, self defense or consensual BDSM.

TheMadScientist the mad laboratory
03/21/15 5:33 am

Self defense.

...or if she's wearing shoes in the kitchen again. TO THE MOON, Alice!!

berniefreex44 Elsmere, KY
03/22/15 1:01 pm

I feel like this has a back story.... lol .

03/21/15 4:19 am

Only when he is defending himself or another innocent person from harm

03/21/15 4:12 am

Only if the woman is hitting the man, then you should be able to defend yourself.

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
03/21/15 12:35 am

No, but it's not fair for her to hit HIM if he can't hit back‼️

april4175 Florida
03/20/15 12:17 pm

Let's say he's 5'5" and she's 5'10" and has 75 lbs on him. She attacks him. Is he supposed to sit there defenseless? He would have to defend himself.

swervin Maryland
03/20/15 12:09 pm

When she hits him first, when she has a knife and is swinging it like a crazy person.

ronderman North Carolina
03/20/15 11:18 am

If a woman is hurting my family and I can get her to stop no other way, I'm putting her down.

jlong105 Indiana
03/20/15 10:15 am

Equality. It is as ok for a man to hit a woman as it is for a man to hit a man

jlong105 Indiana
03/20/15 10:16 am

Though I have not found reason to hit another person since high school.

03/20/15 9:32 am

For the same reason it's okay for a woman to hit a man, if she is attacking him

CudOfCow Oregon
03/20/15 8:29 am

Never say never. On average, its really unacceptable to hit anyone. But, I can conceive of situations where it might be necessary to defend against or attack another person regardless of gender.

Shmad Toledo
03/20/15 7:52 am

If your a feminist then I guess men should be able to hit women as much as women are able to hit men. We are equal right?

MrLucchese If curious, ask.
03/20/15 8:50 am

That's what I said below, isn't it?

aj1545 Cat Lady
03/21/15 8:33 am

I dont see any feminists saying differently lol

ProFreedom Wisdom beyond my years
03/20/15 6:47 am

If he is defending himself

03/20/15 6:30 am

I have never had to follow through.

I have always said if you hit me like a man I will respond in kind.

mikeey1962 on SOH where else
03/20/15 6:24 am

No, but you said "ever", and ever is a long time!

Ebola1 Florida
03/20/15 6:01 am

If the dinner is lousy.

Dandilionz Caveat lector
03/20/15 6:12 am

The comment makes me appreciate learning to cook. 😉

HammeringMan Gods Away On Business
03/21/15 5:34 am

He's serious. He once sucker punched a waiter when the coffee was served cold.

theW0lf Leader of the Pack
03/20/15 5:48 am

Self defense, physical arrests, only when it is really your last line of defense tho

Nemacyst No Lives Matter
03/20/15 5:16 am

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Dandilionz Caveat lector
03/20/15 5:20 am

If the woman is the aggressor and you can subdue her that is completely acceptable.

03/21/15 6:51 am

Nemacyst - many comments in other polls defend the police for killing various people in every instance - even holding a screwdriver. Why didn't you just shoot the "armed" woman.
BTW, kudos to you for not shooting and finding a way to preserve life.

typetype level 2 pretty
03/20/15 5:09 am

When she's coming at you a 2nd or 3rd time and you are legit trying to defend yourself. Reality is: guys are purdy much always bigger &stronger than a girl.Males are also much more likely to have experience, or more info on fighting than a female.

typetype level 2 pretty
03/20/15 5:13 am

-that puts a females at a big time disadvantage going up against any guy. I think most guys do or should factor that in before "defending" their self against a woman.

Christian1459 Cookin Trouble
03/20/15 5:06 am

Self defense, that's it. Otherwise, no.

MrLucchese If curious, ask.
03/20/15 4:55 am

Self-defense, or the defense of others. Just as would be the case for men, too.