I Am Assertive

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    Fed Up With Being A Doormat...

    For my whole life, I have tried to be "nice". I am caring and I genuinely want to help people. I also want people to like me. I always thought that if you're nice to people, they'll like you. Right?Wrong. People use me and walk all over me. They have no respect for me because...
    DancingFox DancingFox
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jan 25, 2010

    When a woman is assertive

    and adamant about what she wants, she's totally branded a '*****,' 'difficult,' 'hard to work with,' or whatever the case may be. You know what? I'll take it. Call me a *****, call me whatever, it doesn't matter. What it all boils down to is when the day is over, I'm still...
    LittleHandGrenade LittleHandGrenade
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Dec 23, 2013
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