Men have found me to be too bold, angry, and even scary. That's because women are seen as erratic if we show anything but sensitivity and tenderness. I have been called a bitch because I've stood up for myself. And yes, sometimes I can be a bit…mean. Sometimes I am too "in your face" with my truth and opinions.
In the past, I cultivated this anger to protect myself. I was tired of men lying, leading me on, and breaking my tender heart. Despite all my bravado, I am very vulnerable.
But does our "aggression" as women always stem from heartache, or do we sometimes want to shout and get mad like men do? Of course we do. But there is a double standard.
In a recent article from Salon.com, they speak on thisRead More »from Girl Power: Why I’m Okay with Being an Aggressive Woman