There is something very frustrating in trying to explain Theon’s relation to women because I feel that telling he is sexist (as a result of his upbringing and need to belong) just isn’t enough. He is by our standards (I mean, by Westerosi standards, sexism isn’t even a problem so). But it simplifies his behavior in many ways. He is not affectionate and can be truly disrespectful too, but is sexism the only explanation? The more you think about it, the more intricate the issue becomes. I might have tackled this topic when I explained that Theon had issues with femininity and not really with women themselves. I think it needs to be established once and for all.
- He is not a ‘womanizer’
What does Urban Dictionnary tells us on that term? Well, pretty much the same as Britney actually.
A selfish, narcissistic, nefarious character who needs to manipulate and use woman to feed his own childish, self serving ego.(…) Will often seek out girls far too young, in hopes that they’ll be too naive to read his intentions. Not only will this type of predator pursue women relentlessly—using time, flattery & displaying a “sincere” interest in becoming close on an emotional/mental level—but will quickly lose interest (…)