I have heard many women who want to be in a relationship attempt to rationalize why they don’t have a man by saying things like:
“It takes a strong man to HANDLE a strong woman like me!”
which usually translates as…
“It takes a strong man to handle my lack of FEMININITY, my need to CONTROL him, and my incessant DISRESPECT…”
PROBLEMS should be handled….CHILDREN should be handled…ANIMALS should be handled…but a grown adult woman should not NEED to be handled by anyone.
When a man is faced with HANDLING a woman… 1 out of 3 things usually happens: