Same friend as the previous post—a woman who's over patriarchy. She vents on occasion:
Several letters were suggested.
Eventually, there's always that person who goes off topic:
Sigh. SMH. (A white man, in case you were wondering.)
As I mentioned in the previous post, my friend is very polite. This was her response to him:
He agreed with her.
Another woman made a different point. More on topic:
That guy, though. Just couldn't leave this alone:
"LISTEN, I'M A GOOD GUY! NOT LIKE THOSE OTHER ONES! CAN YOU HEAR ME??????"
Part of me wanted to use that eyeroll emoji and respond with "omg #notallmen!" But I followed the example of my friend and stayed civil:
No response. Maybe he kinda got it.
I hate to admit my ego was still clinging to his earlier comment of "That would be great [for men like me because I deserve more deference]." But that's true.
Again, thanks to the kindness of my friend who corrected him so gently, I saw an opportunity to point out his tone-deafness:
It would be fucking great.
My friend is sharp, and not without appreciation of my effort:
No response from the man. Maybe he kinda got it.
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