When we teach women only classes their men are not even allowed on the range. We don't want any macho input. Nor do we want their "expert" input or saying she can't do something. Later he can respond when she kicks his butt.
Many times they have shown up with 22's and 25's because that's what their husbands said they could handle. Three lessons, sometimes less, shes banging away with a 40 or a 45.