What does chivalry mean and is it still around?  Let us first take a look at the meaning of chivalry in our Webster Dictionary.

Chivalry-1.  The combination of qualities expected of an ideal knight, especially courage, honor, courtesy, justice and a readiness to help the weak.  2.  Courteous behavior, especially that of a man toward women.

Daily Wisdom Word Meaning-1.  The behavior of men towards women showing respect towards them.  Chivalry goes both ways.  Women can also treat a man with courteous behavior.

A lot of people ask if chivalry is dead.  I believe it is not.  If we expect a man to treat us like a woman, then we need to treat them like a man.  Chivalry is a two way street.  We cannot expect a man to bend over backwards for us if we are not willing to do the same.  Chivalry was much more popular in the years that have gone by.

Women’s rights and the feminist movement have, for some reason, helped with putting chivalry in days gone by.  This really is sad because women, or at least myself, really appreciate chivalry from a man.  If you look at the Webster Definition, Chivalry means the basics of how any  individual would treat another person.  This is why chivalry should not be dead.

Chivalry I believe is not dead, just in need of stimulation.  Men need to be aware that a woman appreciates the fact that a man has gone out of his way to open a car door for a woman.  Chivalry means showing a basic respect towards an individual, and being a good and noble person.

As a society, we can agree that certain types of behavior are better than others.  It is for instance better to hold the door open for a woman than slam it in her face.  It is better to give up your seat to someone in need, than stand and allow them to suffer.

This is the true meaning of chivalry to me.  Thank you so much for reading daily wisdom words today.  Have a beautiful and blessed day.

Samantha Leboeuf/DWW

Samantha Leboeuf-founder/daily wisdom words, LLC
Founder: Daily Wisdom Words, LLC. I love Poetry and am an Author as well.   There is a lot of meaning in the title of my book, Daily Wisdom Words, Volume l. My previous experience is in Sales and Marketing. Previously, I was in charge of Development through the Marketing and Sales of New Homes' in new home communities for close to 20 years.  I was a licensed Real Estate Broker selling/listing homes in the Colorado market.  While doing this, I hosted a cable network show called, "From Trees to Keys", my portion for Colorado Living Inc.. I enjoyed creating interview questions, working for Developers of New Home Communities, hosting Live on actual construction sites, describing and displaying on television camera various stages of construction as the home was built from start to finish. I interviewed various land developers, New Home Builders, Real Estate Brokers, and other people in the Real Estate Business for one year. Previous Experience: I was licensed through the "Securities and Exchange Commission" as a Principal for Limited Partnerships and sold them as well. I held a Series 22, 63, as well as License, to manage a brokerage firm called a series 39. I enjoyed running a small branch office of an Oil and Gas Company in Colorado for approximately one year. Hobbies: I have always loved Poetry and Writing.  I was declared "Permanently Disabled" due to Breast Cancer and CRPS-(Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome).  I began focusing on my writing. I volunteered for an online poetry community,  "Realistic Poetry" for approximately six months. I decided to start Daily Wisdom Words, LLC after volunteering for an online poetry community and thinking of ways that I would improve this concept and offer something for every KIND of #Writer:  Authors, Bloggers, Poets, Songwriters, Original Quote Creatives, and short story writers. I have two grown children, a son, 33, and a daughter 31,  who lives in Idaho with her husband. They have a son, my first grandchild who will be three years old, soon!  They welcomed their second child, Easton Jay into the world, 5/4//2021. Updates are necessary as my son is now married to my lovely daughter-in-law who is awesome.  She just gave birth to their first son on 5/5/2021, who is so beautiful having the name Logan James Leboeuf. This is her and my son's first child.  Hard to believe their child has a birthday one day ahead of my daughter and son-in-law's second child, Little E.  So exciting!!  I love children! Thanks so much for reading!  We humbly love this community and the members who are part of it. We think of ourselves as a family, and every member makes up part of it.  Please view our website, fully as it is constantly changing!!  We are always adding new prompts, and new content, and are so very proud to be debuting with our first podcast, "Daily Wisdom Words Podcast."  Episode #101 with Dr. Dream, Kelly Sullivan Walden.  She will be our first guest.  Please watch as it airs 6/12/2021 June 12, 2021 9:00 am pacific time.  Thank you in advance if you are new to daily wisdom words, and welcome to the family. Samantha LeBoeuf
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2 years ago

I saw chivalry in the endless,blue eyes of a stranger who was kind enough to acknowledge the pain he saw in mine so I married him.

2 years ago

The thing that has been a constant in my life is my fight for women to be women, and especially mothers. I have fought for every stay-at-home mother for the great contribution that she is making to society. People give lip service to the phase “our children are our future,” but who really fights for this. The most critical time of a person’s life is from 0 to 5 years old. Any woman who chooses this highest-value proposition over a career or personal freedom should be supported at all costs.

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