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Men Going Their Own Way

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They've had enough, and they're taking their balls and going home.
—Mack Lamoureux[1]

The Men Going Their Own Way (MGTOW, pronounced "mig-tau"; adherents are MGTOWers or miggies) is an ongoing movement in which men have vowed either to stay away from women altogether or to stop marrying women and having children. These men believe that the society is biased against them for the benefit of women. It comprises mostly of men who believe they have been unfairly treated by some bias against men. According to their claim, some of the men who are in it are victims of:

  1. False rape accusations
  2. Divorce, alimony & child support (even when it's not his child)
  3. Job loss after a women's complain

While MRAs are out to fix the problem through action and activism, members of MGTOW hold self-preservation above all else, and because of this the majority of the community seems to have decided to bow out.[2]


Oppressed by Women

According to the claim of their userbase, one of the major reasons behind the growth of the movement is that there are very few places in the real and online world where men who feel cheated/oppressed by women can freely talk about it without being ridiculed and made fun of. It doesn't matters if in general women are more oppressed, men too need space to talk about their bad experiences.

Common illegitimate ideas

Although, MGTOW provides a forum where men can speak out about their legitimate problems with women, a lot of posts and videos, even on MGTOW's official website contain illogical and delusional statements.

  • Women can't live without men's support.
  • Good guys are loser and women go for successful bad boy players.
  • Going one's own way isn't just self-preservation but a "strike" that is supposed to punish women.
Kindly note that, it's very well possible that "your" ex-wife or ex-girlfriend preferred a successful bad boy player over you. It's very well possible that your ex-wife might have never survived if it wasn't you. And it's possible that now she is having a comfortable life only because of the alimony & child support that you pay. It's also reasonable to assume that many (not "most") other women in your society have similar tendencies. Anyhow, one can't overgeneralize it to include all women.
  • Women need men to have control over reality.
  • It's better to marry Asian women.
  • Cutting off all ties with the outside world and essentially living a life of solitude.
  • Suicide is a badass way to stick it to women. [3]

MRAs take on MGTOW

Stefan Molyneux, one of the leading figures of the MRA movement, has been very vocal in opposing the MGTOW community. He's taken issue especially with their refusal to marry and have children. Many other Men's Rights Advocates have similar opinions.

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