I Am Am Woman Who Works In a Male Dominated Profession

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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

    I work in a male dominated field of work.

    I deal with colorful language, derogatory comments, sexual innuendos, seeing guys adjusting themselves, and scratching themselves. I enjoy what I do but I'm more productive without all the antics they think is hilarious.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jun 29, 2015

    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

    I worked at fedex I hated it.

    ... All these dudes always hitting on me until they realized I roar and fight back. But I quit that **** after being harassed on several occasions
    ArtofFashion ArtofFashion
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Sep 24, 2014

    "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

    I am a very experienced diesel mechanic (15+

    years) and working arounf 100% men has never really affected me. Of course, there's colorful language and even more colorful jokes, but it's not a jungle. Yes, I do feel I have to out-perform all of them to get the same respect, and yes, everyone has "tittie pics" on their...
    Twrench Twrench
    36-40, F
    Feb 23, 2016

    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
    4 Responses Apr 24, 2008
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