Each ambitious woman discovers her own ugly truth: along the path to success, you’ve gotta watch out for the false doors, the smoke and mirrors, the landmines disguised as bouquets of roses. Expect them when you least expect them. Sheryl Sandburg’s famous Lean In philosophy didn’t quite capture this part. Yes, lean in. Work hard. Work smart. But … [Read more...] about Sexism, New York Times Style
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One of the peak challenges of life as a female is combating our irrational, self-destructive, I-Know-This-Is-Crazy-But-I-Can’t-Stop impulse to please others. Our parents. Our teachers. Our boyfriends. Our bosses. Our mirrors. Our husbands. Our mothers-in-law. Our therapists. Everyone but ourselves. Like a good feminist born in the 60s, I’ve fought arduously my … [Read more...] about From Stripper Poles To Victoria’s Secret: Are Women Too Eager To Please?