I think it is an old Second Wave habit. They counseled women that to succeed in a men’s world, we had to do everything better than men. That has never calmed down. There is still the idea that we have to one-up or otherwise be perfect.

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Leslie Loftis

Leslie Loftis

Teacher of life admin and curator of commentary. Occasional writer.

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