Today's younger men have had the opportunity to grow up seeing these powerful women – it’s been a more regular part of their experience in everyday life.
Because many women work full-time and raise families it enables men who have grown up with this norm to feel less threatened by female success.
Until the last decade, there have been far less female CEOs or women in high-level managerial positions.
Though a gender gap most certainly remains, there are many, many more women in positions of leadership, who do not back down from challenges, who compete in many of the same fields as men, and who work side by side with men.
We use cultural references to express who we are and where we’ve come from.
If you find it odd that his favourite bands are Genesis and ELO, then you will need to decide whether you can get used to that, or whether you will feel increasingly isolated.
Most importantly talk everything through; these aren’t issues that are just going to go away.
Meeting someone later in life means they’re more likely to have become set in their ways.