Personal History / My Own Words

Morning Journal: Sit Quiet. Look Pretty.

I hate being overwhelmingly disappointed. Yesterday I was told during a backhanded compliment that I needed to use (paraphrasing) softer tones with the men I interact with for my job because “men take direction from other men better just like women take it better from other women”.  I spoke up and disagreed, though it mattered little. Sitting at my current desk I have been told by more than one man to “smile” as they passed my office while I was working.  It []