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Women are worthless.

Women are stupid.

Women are only good for cooking, cleaning, and making babies.

Women can’t handle pressure.

Women can’t be independent.

Women can’t be athletic.

Women can’t run marathons.

Women are weak.

Women are useless.

Women are not equal.

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How do you think my girls would feel about themselves and their future if this is what they constantly heard, directly or not, regarding the adult versions of themselves?  What would their self-esteem be like?  What kind of life would they ultimately lead?

No matter what was said to them directly, if they constantly heard the above statements as background noise, you sure as Hell can bet they  would absorb it.

Children are always listening.

None, I repeat none of those things are true.

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Men are dogs.

Men are sleazy.

Men are assholes.

Men suck.

Men don’t have feelings.

Men don’t cry.

Men don’t care.

Men are evil.

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How do you think young boys would feel about themselves and their future if this is what they constantly heard, directly or not, regarding the adult versions of themselves?  What would their self-esteem be like?  What kind of life would they ultimately lead?

No matter what was said to them directly, if they constantly heard the above statements as background noise, you sure as Hell can bet they  would absorb it.

Children are always listening.

None, I repeat none of those things are true.

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What are you saying about autistic adults in front of your autistic child?

Children are always listening.

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