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Twitter takes on gender stereotypes with viral hashtag

Women tell men what they REALLY want in viral Twitter thread – and food, sex and pockets in clothing are more important than marriage!

  • ‘#menthinkwomenwant’ trended on Twitter, sparked gender stereotypes debate
  • People made fun of myths such as women are gold-diggers or marriage-crazy
  • Men in on the joke about what other men put women through because of sexism 

The age old question of what the other sex wants has been visited by several works of pop culture and never fully answered. 

Thanks to social media, however, we got a glimpse of what people, from all over the world, believed men thought women wanted, and the results were hilarious. 

Twitter users turned to the hashtag ‘menthinkwomenwant’ in order to poke fun at outdated gender stereotypes against both men and women. 

Men also partook in the fun, and used the hashtag to call out other men on their expectations. 

From women who used gifs to joke about marriage to another who complained about receiving cleaning products as presents, Femail rounds up the best.

Single women are often plagued with the idea that all they want is to marry, but one user, location unknown, wanted to make it clear, they didn’t  

One woman some men should learn when credit is due instead of being told she's right all the time just to please her ego

One woman some men should learn when credit is due instead of being told she’s right all the time just to please her ego 

Food takes precedence about pretty much anything whether you're a man or a woman, especially if weight loss could be avoided - as one woman, location unknown, joked about

Food takes precedence about pretty much anything whether you’re a man or a woman, especially if weight loss could be avoided – as one woman, location unknown, joked about

One man from the UK made a tongue in cheek jokes about women receiving household products for special occasions

One man from the UK made a tongue in cheek jokes about women receiving household products for special occasions  

Here's to anyone who's ever had a few repetitive conversations on a date. Diversity is always a good idea

Here’s to anyone who’s ever had a few repetitive conversations on a date. Diversity is always a good idea 

One Twitter user from the US said he wouldn't take any chances guessing what women wanted and joked he preferred to be told

One Twitter user from the US said he wouldn’t take any chances guessing what women wanted and joked he preferred to be told 

A lot of women joked they'd rather be satisfied with food and intercourse than material objects (pictured)

A lot of women joked they’d rather be satisfied with food and intercourse than material objects (pictured) 

One woman from the US said that she'd take food over jewels any day (pictured), using an updated comic image

One woman from the US said that she’d take food over jewels any day (pictured), using an updated comic image 

One women set the record straight and said neither women nor men knew what women wanted

One women set the record straight and said neither women nor men knew what women wanted 

One woman from Florida wants to make sure back rubs will stick to being back rubs from now on

One woman from Florida wants to make sure back rubs will stick to being back rubs from now on 

In South Africa, this woman expressed her love of pockets and flame throwers over loyalty and compassion

In South Africa, this woman expressed her love of pockets and flame throwers over loyalty and compassion 

One man got it right: the only reason women use bags is because their trouser pockets are way too small

One man got it right: the only reason women use bags is because their trouser pockets are way too small 

One woman from Detroit wanted to let people know that romance didn't make up for messiness

One woman from Detroit wanted to let people know that romance didn’t make up for messiness 

To be fair, all genders and allergies put aside, only as few would pass on the chance to cuddle a cute puppy

To be fair, all genders and allergies put aside, only as few would pass on the chance to cuddle a cute puppy

One user, from the UK, joked about the types of things men thought women were in to

One user, from the UK, joked about the types of things men thought women were in to 

Emma from Sheffield said not all women wanted children and used a great gif from Maleficent to illustrate her point

Emma from Sheffield said not all women wanted children and used a great gif from Maleficent to illustrate her point 

A Twitter user from the UK used a perfect meme to illustrate that nobody has time for mansplaining

A Twitter user from the UK used a perfect meme to illustrate that nobody has time for mansplaining

 



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