The next time you read about or hear a woman call out sexist language, don’t belittle her for doing so. Listen.
I don’t go through life terrified of anything. You’re not ‘living’ if you’re ‘living scared.’ But I don’t trust and am wary of men I don’t know. The axiom ‘Actions speak louder than words’ applies here.
This article hits home and resonates. I have done many of these defense mechanisms subconsciously most of my life. The older I get though the less I care about the consequences to myself. Awareness so that future generations of women can live without these ingrained defenses becomes my goal.
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