SEARCH: Mansplaining 101

Mansplaining 101

by Tim Reynolds

ShhhHello. I’m a man with nearly six decades of life experience, honored and proud to have been invited by SEARCH Magazine to contribute on how to empower women.

(You weren’t invited. We don’t need a lecture on empowering women.)

I’m not? You don’t?

(That would be mansplaining.)

What the heck is mansplaining? It sounds extremely derogatory. I’m pretty sure most women would find the term as offensive as I.

(You’re mansplaining about mansplaining.)

You’re telling me a man can’t explain to women what women think? If I don’t, how will they know what they think?

(We are perfectly capable of thinking for ourselves, even about ourselves and how we think.)

Continue reading in SEARCH Magazine’s Spring 2020 issue.