First read this;
Then read this (HT Arts and Letters Daily).
How far is feminism (by which I mean, women must be more manly than the man) a construct of temporary energy abundance, and how much sadness in men is due to women being socially constructed out of what they actually want (and what men actually want)?
OK, now that my neanderthal leanings have been rubbed in, let me recommend this book. Not unreservedly, but I do suspect that the majority of women in the Anglo-Saxon sphere have been sold damaged goods. I suspect Scripture really does have something timeless to say on the subject....