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Life Lessons Women Wish They Would Have Realized Earlier

My life is beyond a hot mess, but I'm still out here trying to live it to the fullest no matter what nonsense comes my way. Like many of my buddies, there are things I could wish I could change from my past, but there's nothing I could do except look forward. Thankfully, the women of Reddit are sharing the life lessons they have come to cherish, and I'm all over this thread. Scroll down for their simple yet powerful advice, and share your own thoughts in the comments. Cheers to the future, y'all!

Reddit thread about life lessons | thumbnail text - Posted by u/Bulky_Gear3750 19 days ago 2 4 23 3 6 Women of Reddit, what's one realization you've had that you think more women should be aware of?
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Seemingly Harmless Everyday Things That Scream 'Sexism'

It can be worrying how deeply embedded sexism is in our everyday lives. Sometimes misogynistic norms can become so accepted that we forget to question them. A lot of women are confronted with these contradictions when they are asked something like, "Why do you shave your legs in the winter? Or really, at all?" A lot of us subscribe to the notion that we just feel more comfortable or cleaner when we have smooth legs, but how much of that is true? If we had grown up in an alternate universe where nobody put a razor on their skin, and women in films were au naturel, would we still want to shave it all off?

On Reddit, women are sharing seemingly harmless things that are really sexist, this thread may make you reconsider why you have made certain choices in your life.

Seemingly Harmless Everyday Things That Scream 'Sexism'| thumbnail text - ohmyh00dness • 20h The "compliment" of being told "you're not like other girls" 187 ...
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Women Reveal Lowkey Ways They Smash The Patriarchy On A Daily Basis

When people stereotype feminists, they think of them as very angry beings, yelling and burning bras until the break of dawn. If you're a fellow feminist, you're well aware that's not the case. A Reddit user started a thread about how women rebel against the patriarchy in subtle ways. Some of the responses are serious, whereas others made us chuckle. Scroll down to find out how women intend to take down the patriarchy, one small step at a time. 

Funny reddit thread about fighting the patriarchy in subtle ways | thumbnail text - EfficientInfluence 10 hours ago I put the toilet seat down.
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