He is so polite!” “ boy!” Funny. Polite. Intelligent. Unlike my niece, the number of times my nephew’s appearance has been the attribute most prais. The qualities most valu in him are his fundamental personality traits. The strengths in his character. And I, like most people, am guilty of being party to reinforcing this gender divide. I too, make these off-the-cuff comments to the girls and women in my life. And, as a woman, I have experienc it myself. I am confident in one thing about myself. Just one. I am intelligent. And I like to tell myself that I use that strength in a positive way.
The boys at the beach
This strength that I have identifi in myself database is not a valu trait by many others. I have too many ‘opinions’. When I believe people are being wrong, I voice it too loudly. I ne to be quiet. Instead of this strength being fram positively, I have more often heard that I am ‘opinionat’. I am ‘argumentative’. I am ‘hard-head’. Opinionat, Argumentative, Hard-head. I have not been left feeling prais, instead feeling unattractive, out-of-place, feeling like I do not fit in the hole shap for me by the society in which I live. I question what it is about me that makes me so undesirable.
Much prefer the tattoos
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