(**Mysogenize: An act by someone who hates women. Holds prejudice, hatred, distrust. They may attempt to falsely deconstruct your person in order to gain a superiority complex. Probably related to anti-social personality disorder. “He constantly mysogenized me by telling me I over reacted when he cheated on me with six of my friends…”)
Nobody is perfect.
Why as women do we play nice all the time, placate, appease, discount…?
There is a time to be nice and a time not to be nice. I think Patrick Swayze said that. Road House.
“Sometimes, Dolores… sometimes, you have to be a high-riding bitch to survive. Sometimes, being a bitch is all a woman has to hang onto.” – Doloras Claiborne.
Healthy people move on. [If it were that easy.] We shed our skin, or scales and slither off. We’re all right. We re-group. Latch onto good friends and forget about all the time wasted in a sea of sticky sewage, sprayed by someone who really needs to seek electroshock therapy.
And one other tip that has taken me 43 years to figure out; don’t remain friends with your ex-boyfriend. It never works.