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Me Today Primary category in which blog post is published

Instinctively I feel self-conscious.

As though wearing colour was the mistake instead of just being a woman.

We talked at length about how heavy it is to be a woman.

Or you could choose from the beginning to never walk into this trap, to essentially walk into a relationship.

I cannot really conjure up what it would feel like to walk into a store and not be welcomed.

The closest I can get to social discomfort in that way is remembering my freshman-year college essay class, in which I was the lone female among 25 students and a male professor, and pretty much ignored.