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    How to Stop Feeling Guilty and Start Being A Badass

    I read an article on Elite Daily last week about how women feel guilty 97% of the time. I found this startling since I also personally find that women blame others 97% of the time.  In this modern world, women are angry. They are angry at the patriarchy, at men, at beauty standards, at air conditioning, at the wage gap, at sexuality, at pornography, at slut shaming, at practically everything. This anger is not a feminine trait in my opinion. It is born out of a toxic disconnect with one’s nature and with the reality of daily living. And yet, I can’t say I am completely unfamiliar with this feeling…

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    Women Are Needy and Terrible Listeners

    It’s true.  Women are terrible listeners. I don’t know how we got the reputation for being good listeners because we aren’t. Not even a little.  I guess we are good at all the peripheral signals of listening: eye contact, nodding, sympathetic sighs, touching a hand, asking probing questions. But when it comes down to actually hearing information as it is and then acting on it in an appropriate way, we suck. For example, often when we are dating a guy he will say things like, “You shouldn’t date me, I’m an asshole,” or “I’m not ready for a relationship,” or “I’m not looking for anything serious.” And instead of going,…