We live in a society that’s sexist in ways it doesn’t understand. One of the consequences is that men are extremely sensitive to being criticized by women. I think it threatens them in a very primal way, and male privilege makes them feel free to lash out.
This is why women are socialized to carefully dance around these issues, disagreeing with men in an extremely gentle manner. Not because women are nicer creatures than men. But because our very survival can depend on it.”
The whole article sadly hits very close to home.
Next older person to complain about millennials has to pay off a random 20-something’s student loans
an aesthetic that will never go out of style: making others feel loved, needed, and important
I’ve been on tumblr since summer 2009
I’ve wasted almost half a decade on this website