You may be having the time of your life playing secret footsies under a candlelit table and cuddling up in dark movie halls. But what do you do when you suddenly have to deal with the infamous, all too common ex boyfriend scenario? This is the first thing you have to ask yourself. As flattered as you may be, you still need to understand that him trying to get in touch with your girlfriend does mean something. It could be unfinished business, maybe he wants to end the relationship better, or he wants a second chance.
The President often uses sexist language in a similar way to how he often invokes racist stereotypes.
The intent is clear: to undermine the intelligence and credibility of his female opponents and critics, to diminish their power and neutralise what he perceives to be a threat to his own position.
Sticks, stones and all that.
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If the last decade in politics - from the result of the EU referendum to the victory of Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton, from the election of Boris Johnson to oversee Brexit and the obtuse language used to explain Coronavirus rules during the pandemic we are currently living through - has taught us anything is that language is the most powerful tool any of us have.
She has long written about the pernicious effects of gendered language.
She notes that when women express any emotion, they are penalised for it. It is an age old, tried and tested script that they merely read from. They are dismissed as irrational or illogical and, when that happens, it reinforces the idea that logic is actually only the domain of men.
Princess Diana is a particularly notable example of the "mad woman" or "crazy ex" trope. As the journalist Sophie Heawood has noted, she was regularly dismissed as "bonkers" for doing things like calling out the royal family or her ex-husband the future king of England on national TV because he had an affair.
But, as we know now, she was in an unenviable public position, subject to intense scrutiny and married to a man who was in a relationship with another woman.
When a woman is dismissed in this way it is often because people don't want to hear what she has to say; it is uncomfortable and confronting. The language we and particularly those in positions of power use reinforces and adds credibility to negative, harmful and outdated cultural stereotypes about race, sexuality and gender.
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Research has shown that if people hold discriminatory attitudes hearing language that reinforces those attitudes can actually validate their beliefs. Helen points to one study in particular which found that men who hold sexist beliefs are bolstered when they are exposed to sexist humour because it gives credulity to their prejudices against women.
Women not beyond reproach in politics or in their personal lives, they are capable of lying, cheating and manipulation too. What we should do, though, is pay attention to these tired stereotypes and question them when we hear them because how we speak shapes reality.
Even told me that one threw a brick through his car window and another keyed his car. I later realized that his ex was just a human being who was going through a stressful time.
Is there some stalker ex lurking around that I need to be afraid of? For example, my ex-boyfriend called this girl I knew crazy and I was very suspicious.
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I know this because after we broke up we hung out a few times I know, bad idea and I went through his phone again, bad idea. At first, I believed him. Why else had they broken up?
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She probably cheated or was controlling or something. After about a year and a half, I realized that was not the case.
He was the one who cheated or was controlling or something. I often wonder if he did the same thing to those girls as he did to me.
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