Every so often on my twitter feed I read items from women with a strident tone demanding chivalry, and complaining when it’s missing. To women who feel that way, my advice is to change your perspective so you start attracting more.
The very element of demanding it creates a dynamic that demeans the whole meaning behind it. Chivalry brings with it a statement of a man considering women special and worthy of caring. If all women want is the grunt work of having someone open the door for them or carry their bags or give up the seat on the subway, they are robbing it of the graciousness behind chivalry. Just about any woman I know if fully capable of opening her own door, carrying her own bags and standing on a moving bus or train. So it isn’t the physical need of having that door opened that a lady would want, it’s the meaning behind it.