It’s definitely different socializations between men and women. In traditional marriages, in society the wife has to pretend to submit behind the husband in public. This is true in more traditional societies to this day such as the less citified but more village of Egypt, India, Africa, South America, etc. But it’s behind closed doors, it’s the wife’s domain – in a normal traditional marriage anyway. It’s sort of a deal they have and it’s a successful recipe for a long term marriage that can work, although not always as abusive homes of course exist, particularly in isolated places. Considering the divided traditional tasks, it’s a logical arrangement in societies where man work outside the home, woman work inside the home, etc. And since the only place that husband and wives could traditionally have conversations would be in the private home – not out in public because of “face” – it makes sense that the wife would and could be expressive as that’s her domain whereas the husband needs to stay quiet because, well, it’s her turn now in exchange for the outward social submissiveness.

It’s definitely different socializations between men and women.
In traditional marriages, in society the wife has to pretend to submit behind the husband in public. This is true in more traditional societies to this day such as the less citified but more village of Egypt, India, Africa, South America, etc.
But it’s behind closed doors, it’s the wife’s domain – in a normal traditional marriage anyway. It’s sort of a deal they have and it’s a successful recipe for a long term marriage that can work, although not always as abusive homes of course exist, particularly in isolated places.
Considering the divided traditional tasks, it’s a logical arrangement in societies where man work outside the home, woman work inside the home, etc.
And since the only place that husband and wives could traditionally have conversations would be in the private home – not out in public because of “face” – it makes sense that the wife would and could be expressive as that’s her domain whereas the husband needs to stay quiet because, well, it’s her turn now in exchange for the outward social submissiveness.

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