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I Am Am Woman Who Works In a Male Dominated Profession

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    I Can Use Power Tools! Oooooo!

    I originally posted this in Confessions, but decided that it was a good enough topic for a group.   It never ceases to amaze me how many men still believe that women are inferior! I mean, where the hell have you guys been living? My job is in a male dominated work place...
    annetastic annetastic 36-40, F 5 Responses Apr 24, 2008

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    A Woman Walks Into A Car Dealership...

    This is going to sound like the premise of a TV sitcom. I am a 40-year-old mother of five and I sell cars for a living. My husband also sells cars for a living. Now, before you get this picture in your head of two plaid suit-wearing, pinky ring-flashing scumbags, please let me...
    PhoenixFirecracker PhoenixFirecracker 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 13, 2012

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    "The Boobs"

    I work in advertising, as Campaigns Manager, there's only one other woman in the office. I'm also a researcher in Psychology, but that's surprisingly equal... I do, however, have an amusing anecdote relating to this: I'm working on a project comparing the psychological...
    Mystika Mystika 18-21, F Apr 25, 2008

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    The New Breed

    i work as a Mechanic in basically every field i could get my hands on. Motorcycles, cars trucks, ATV's, Dirt bikes. If its got a motor i can make it run. Plus i kno how to draw and paint so not only can i fix it i can make it look shiraz.
    TattooBlitz TattooBlitz 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 24, 2008

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