Is chivalry an outdated concept?
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Is chivalry an outdated concept?

Does he open the door for you? Does he pull out your chair? Should this still be done in modern society?

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Chivalry is a set of expectations or a code of ethics for men on how to treat women. “Gentlemen” often allow women to enter a room first, allow her to exit the room first etc.

Many, however, believe chivalry shouldn’t only be an expectation of men, but of everyone. A few even believe chivalry only belongs in a relationship or a non-work environment.

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What is good manners and what is sexism? Many women believe opening a door for her at work is unnecessary and that an environment like an office is equal ground.

Martin Bester feels times have changed: "Maybe it’s one of those topic people are divided on. Maybe it comes down to individuality?"

Do you believe in chivalry?

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