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Stare Decisis

(229 posts)
Thu Apr 4, 2019, 12:55 PM Apr 2019

How I See Women

How certain Twitteratti portray women-

That is my take. I was raised by women during my teenage years. I see them as strong. They don't need big tough me to protect them from #ForABeatTooLong shoulder squeezes and compliments.

Or Eskimo kisses, or nuzzles, or hugs.

Or a lovable Teddy Bear of a VP and hopefully future President who only wanted to connect.

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How I See Women (Original Post) Stare Decisis Apr 2019 OP
They only need a fair and equal starting point. I have fought my life for that and NOT hlthe2b Apr 2019 #1
After the starting point, we need a fair and equal track. SharonAnn Apr 2019 #2
of course. hlthe2b Apr 2019 #3
My wife is an attorney in her 50s. Cuthbert Allgood Apr 2019 #4


(102,979 posts)
1. They only need a fair and equal starting point. I have fought my life for that and NOT
Thu Apr 4, 2019, 01:13 PM
Apr 2019

to be diminished as some "delicate rose" incapable of standing up for my self. Yup, this past couple of weeks have been difficult for me when women like Lucy Flores have sought to redefine innocent contact as somehow synonymous with toxic sexual misbehavior. I dearly hope the younger generation of women do not allow this destructive, diminishing "redefinition" of the all-important ME-TOO movement to continue.

Cuthbert Allgood

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4. My wife is an attorney in her 50s.
Thu Apr 4, 2019, 01:35 PM
Apr 2019

We discussed the Biden thing. Like me, she doesn't think this is in any way disqualifying or similar to Trump's problems.

BUT. She said that she has many times when those things that women are saying about Biden have happened to her with judges, male attorneys, or other men she deals with in daily life. And she is not in a position where she can say anything about it without it hurting her professionally. So she understands why these women didn't say anything.

We both agreed that we need to have a discussion about this as a society so that men realize that what they are doing isn't always welcome and for myriad reasons the women do not feel comfortable pointing out their discomfort. That attitude does not mean that we think women live in a bubble. If anything, the bubble around men doing what they want without concern for others needs to be burst.

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