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Old 05-01-2013, 09:51 AM   #20
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Originally Posted by spiderlashes5000 View Post

Being direct isn't the same as being aggressive and not what I meant. Being direct is an example of being assertive. Assertivess is totally different than aggression and passivity. No one gender/sex owns assertiveness and IMO it comes from a place of confidence...not testosterone.
I know, and assertiveness is not accepted generally with females(here in the u.s. at least). It's seen as aggressiveness because of the double standard. It sucks when people call you a dude just because you dont fit in the sugar and spice sweet box.
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