If I get called “white girl” one more time, there is going to be fucking problems. I’m mixed raced. Period.
We live in a society that’s sexist in ways it doesn’t understand. One of the consequences is that men are extremely sensitive to being criticized by women. I think it threatens them in a very primal way, and male privilege makes them feel free to lash out.
This is why women are socialized to carefully dance around these issues, disagreeing with men in an extremely gentle manner. Not because women are nicer creatures than men. But because our very survival can depend on it."
The whole article sadly hits very close to home.
It’s the women’s own insecurity if she can’t buck up and tell the man how she feels. I have no problem being upfront with people when necessary. Of course guys feel dented when they get put down by women. They don’t want to appear weak in front of them.
Hauptmann Erich Hartmann of JG 52, Knight of Third Reich, receiving the Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross from der Führer.
(why yes, I make gifs too)
firstladyjbko smiling Erich for you
so beautiful erich. my husband from another time
He looks so different when he smiles because he always looks so serious!
"Drama changes lives."
Oskar Wolkerstorfer was an Austrian soldier who served in the Waffen-SS during World War II. He held the rank of SS-Hauptsturmführer and was one of the most-decorated soldiers of the war.