Jan 23Liked by Mathilde

Your willingness to challenge your learnt behaviors is really inspiring ! Thank you souch for this great read.

I have grown in a culture where challenging myself, test my abilities, strength, dexterity, cleverness, whatever, was fun and desirable. So I was always intrigued (when not sad) to see women usually choose the "humble option".

(I'm not saying that the competitive mindset doesn't come with its load of difficulties as well, always comparing yourself to someone else could actually be among the worsts.)

It almost seemed to me that there was also a factor of peer pressure among women over in the decision to choose the slow lane over the fast one.

Is it true ? Did you feel something of this type ?

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