Women Have Been Conditioned to Lower Their Expectations

In an era of supposed gender equality, we’re still not demanding enough from our men.

“Our empowerment financially, educationally, and otherwise hasn’t done enough to combat the gendered expectations that are conditioned in us.”

“… but do we ever ask ourselves what was she doing married to that guy in the first place?”

“But now I realize how imbalanced this was — how his level of nonchalance was directly proportional to my level of wanting to prove to him that I could go along with it without complaint.”

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