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Is it ever okay for a man to hit a woman?

Some people say it's never okay for a man to hit a woman, no matter the circumstances. In general terms, men are more likely to be stronger and capable of inflicting more damage than women. People think it's on men to restrain themselves, no matter what. Others say it's fair game if the woman is the first person to throw the punch. Men have the right to self-defense too, and it's kind of sexist to assume women are too weak to hit. What do you think? 👊

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Many people think it's always wrong for men to hit women. It comes down to the potential for violence and damage—in broad terms, men are just more capable of inflicting damage, so it should be on them to not be violent. Even if a man is retaliating in self-defense, he's more likely to inflict a disproportionate amount of damage. 

Even if you're being attacked, there's going to be a better option than hitting back. In fact, that's a policy that shouldn't be limited to women—just don't hit people. It's never necessary. 

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Others say if it's okay to hit men, it's okay to hit women. Of course, there are caveats to this—nothing tied to either gender. You shouldn't hit anyone unprovoked. Any punch should be proportional to what's been inflicted on you. 

For a lot of people, the logic is simple: you hit someone, expect to get hit back. 

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