One place where 1950's-era sexism seems to really thrive is in car dealerships, where many people in the industry still seem confused about the fact that women drive and purchase cars. But as most women can probably attest to, this problem is in no way limited to car dealerships. Women and their allies on Reddit are sharing stories of times they experienced sexism while buying a car or other items. These results will make you want to pull a Thelma & Louise, interpret that however you want.
1) From albertagenuinedraft:
We were having problems with our water heater and called someone to come take a look at it. My husband happened to take the dog for a walk just as the guy arrived. For some reason he decided he was going to need to cut a giant hole in our wall behind it. I didn't know any better so I started helping his move stuff out of the way. Just as he's getting his saw ready, husband walks in the door. Suddenly his entire story changes and actually all he needs to do is replace a small part. His attitude was completely different and magically he did not need to ruin our drywall. I was pretty frustrated.