I’ve been hearing this chant for the longest time. At one point nearly every woman I knew was lamenting on the same thing: “Where have all the good men gone?” “There just aren’t any good ones left”. I’m ashamed to admit that many moons ago, even I joined in with the chorus. So many of us were saying it – it had to be true right?
Thankfully I saw the light years ago and realized that there were loads of good men left. And they are absolutely everywhere! It really isn’t that hard once you know How to Get A Boyfriend.
But for those of you, who still believe that all the ‘good men have gone’, just vanished into thin air, been snapped up by vixen type Martians, I’m sorry to have to say it: but you’ve been duped. Plain and simple.
You see, it started out as a simple catchphrase made infamous by the amazing Bonnie Tyler, back in the day. That’s right ladies; it’s the lyrics of a song! A very famous song I might add:
Where have all the good men gone (….ring a bell?)
and where are all the gods?
Where’s the streetwise Hercules to fight the rising odds?
Isn’t there a white knight upon a fiery steed?
Late at night I toss
and I turn
and I dream of what I need.
I need a hero. I’m holding out for a hero ’til the end of the night.
He’s gotta be strong
and he’s gotta be fast
And he’s gotta be fresh from the fight.
I need a hero. I’m holding out for a hero ’til the morning light.
He’s gotta be sure
and it’s gotta be soon
And he’s gotta be larger than life!
larger than life…
My theory is that a group of really hot chicks, or vixen type Martians, who wanted to monopolize the dating scene, decided to put the rest of us off the scent by taking the lyrics completely out of context and propagated the message. Because the lyrics, of the very famous song, lingered somewhere in the back of our minds, (we’d heard it on Heart FM or heard our moms singing it, or whatever), the words resounded and resonated with us and we immediately accepted it as the truth! No good men left. Not for us. Meanwhile the really hot chicks were out on date-a-thons!
Yup. But that’s just my theory mind you