To an intimidating
I am designed to give women who can’t share their names an equal voice in the important conversations we are having at She In The CLE. “Look how we take your children and sacrifice them and there’s nothing you can do.This isn't the kind of sober, scientific discourse you all claim you want.” ― David L.Calof tags: abuse, abuse-deniers, ad-hominem, anti-science, boundaries, boundary-violations, confidentiality, false-memories, false-memory, false-memory-syndrome, false-memory-syndrome-foundation, fmsf, harassment, interview, intimidation, intrusive, pamela-freyd, parental-abuse, pedophilia, privacy-problems, private-investigator, pseudo-science, pseudoscience, pseudoscientific, psychological-abuse, psychotherapist, repressed-memory, scam, society-denial, survivors-of-abuse, violation-leading-to-disruption “It is not possible to be seduced by the lure of ego-gratification or intimidated by the tyranny of imposters when we know that we are as the angels. I’ve also noticed that I’m not the only one who prefers a woman who can hold her own.
They're all nine feet tall and men and I'm four feet and a child. We regard an interest in glory or perfection as a sign of mental unhealthiness, and have decided that high achievers, who are called overachievers, owe their surplus ambition to a defect in mothering (either too little or too much). The only ideals allowed are healthy ones -- those everyone may aspire to, or comfortably imagine oneself possessing.” ― Susan Sontag, tags: achievement, ambition, democracy, egalitarianism, equality, essence, glory, greatness, heroes, ideals, inferiority, intimidation, jealousy, mediocrity, overachievers, perfection, pettiness, success “Treating Abuse Today 3(4) pp. As a therapist working with survivors, I have been harassed by people who claim to be affiliated with the false memory movement.More than I care to admit, I’ve been told I’m intimidating – like it was something that I needed to fix about myself.Being an “intimidating woman,” here are a few things that have actually been said to me: “You’re intimidating to be around.” “I wanted to ask you out, but you were so intimidating.” “Why did you ask so many questions?I’ve finally realized just because you’re intimidated, doesn’t mean I’m intimidating. Rarely do I yell or raise my voice, nor would I be considered physically intimidating. And most importantly, the people I’m close with don’t seem to mind the way I am.To these people who have called me intimidating, I’ve always wanted to ask: I give a voice to the women who are concerned about sharing their story publicly.
I'll admit, I might have been a little less interested in a woman's brains and grit when I was a pubescent teenager.