The B word

Shera Cave ladywolf at halcyon.com
Mon Jun 17 20:28:06 EST 1996


In article <42872F5965 at bio.tamu.edu> JFRUGOLI at BIO.TAMU.EDU ("Julia Frugoli") writes:
>That being said, I've met women who are just plain mean, difficult to 
>work with no matter what, and even sneaky, who wear the label "bitch" 
>with pride. They like being able to hurt people just by opening their 
>mouths.  They don't seem to understand that the same steamroller 
>behavior that's being labeled "bitch" in them is labeled "bastard" in 
>men, and nobody wants to work for or with either gender of the above for 
>very long.  In this case, being bitchy is not a good thing.

Julia, you have described this behavior so *well.*  It is curious to me why 
these women are proud of being this way, for it is as you say, many definitely 
are.  Is it, I wonder, a sort of under-dog syndrome?  A way for those who feel 
powerless to feel powerful, even though not in power?

Shera
ladywolf at halcyon.com




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