When a woman gives her opinion, she's a bitch."―Bette Davis"I hope the fathers and mothers of little girls will look at them and say, 'Yes, women can.'" —Dilma Rousseff "Women are leaders everywhere you look—from the CEO who runs a Fortune 500 company to the housewife who raises her children and heads her household.
Our country was built by strong women, and we will continue to break down walls and defy stereotypes." —Nancy Pelosi"Of course I am not worried about intimidating men.
Some people opine that men are less attracted to a woman who is on an equal or higher level when it comes to matters of the pocketbook or education, and that a successful woman should dumb herself down to get a man.
My time in the world of dating and relationships, both personally (as a former serial dater) and professionally (as a columnist, host and now a dating coach), has taught me that these conclusions, for the most part, are fallacies, the aforementioned girl-power refrain a line women repeat when they don't want to tell each other or themselves to look inward or at their dating behaviors or their choices in men.
In reality, I think many men appreciate and admire women who are accomplished, and are not at all intimidated by their strength, intelligence and position in the workplace. Here's an excerpt of our conversation on this topic: Joshua Pompey: This is definitely a big issue in today's culture.
To unpack this issue a bit more, I decided to ask... As you say, women are more successful than ever, receiving higher levels of education, and the disparity between men and women in positions of power shrinks every year.
Given this growing ascendancy, one might surmise that men have started to feel emasculated, put off by financially independent, strong women who make their own way because of the fear they're losing value as men.
International Women's Day falls on March 8 each year.
It is a global day that celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.
The following inspirational quotes for independent women will help you to incite the fire of self-worth, inspiration and a good dose of within you.
Most women, including myself, are struggling during puberty with their self-confidence.