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.
Originally Posted by spiderlashes5000
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.