Actually quite a few of the men who have made positive comments on my stuff didn’t start out that way. I have friendly relationships with probably a dozen guys on Medium who don’t agree with much that I say, but who none-the-less like and respect me, as I do them. I’ve done quite a bit of actual bridge building. And you’ll probably never be one of those guys who’s one of my Medium friends, and that is also fine. I don’t need everyone to like me. I’m just fine with me.

You are expending an awful lot of energy telling me all about what’s wrong with me, but I’d advise you to save your breath. I’m 54 years old. I know exactly who I am and who I’m not and I’m certainly not going to amend that for you.


Dispelling cultural myths with research-driven stories. My favorite word is “specious.” Not fragile like a flower; fragile like a bomb! Twitter @ElleBeau

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