|The Daily Mail: Still just Awful||Source|
According to this study women have gone off the traditionally Chivalrous man due to a combination of feeling empowered and independent and a lack of effort by men (subtle dig there, Mail).
Now to be fair, I'm not sure this study would carry much weight (I tore apart a much more academic study for less) but I think we can see some correlation with this in the world.
After all, the biggest selling female-focussed book of the last year was 50 Shades of Grey. While I haven't read the thing myself, I definately get the impression that Christian Grey isn't excactly the singing poetry through open windows kind of dude.
Recessions suck, the worlds gotten pretty hard going and a touch more Barbaric. It's not really a suprise that women see the shining knight as kind of a wuss.
|Suck it, Lannister||Source|
Until next time friends, let us say Skål! and drink together.