I’m glad someone said this; it’s true, and it’s not said enough.
Read the article for the points, but I will list them here anyway. It is worth the read, and worth the reminder.
- By reducing his worth to the work he can do for her.
- Relatedly: by treating her husband as the sole proprieter of her emotional well-being.
- By assuming that everything he does (or doesn’t do) is designed either to please or to annoy her.
- By constantly comparing him to other men she admires (but probably doesn’t know very well)
- Ironically: By admiring him too much
It happens, and probably not as often as men objectify women, but it is something that can and should be avoided.