Nature has blessed you with your femininity. That’s your first asset. The mere fact that you were born a woman makes you something special. Be proud of your femininity and make the most of it. -John Roberts Powers, Secrets of Poise, Personality, and Model Beauty, 1961.
True confession time: I love being a feminine woman. I love all of the pots of potions that sit on my dresser. I love wearing perfume, makeup, and pretty clothes. All of the accoutrements of being a feminine woman make me feel special. And, I wholeheartedly agree when Mr. Powers says, above, that being feminine is your most powerful asset. Unfortunately, too many women don’t understand how to draw power from their femininity.
The Rise of the Fake Man
A major misconception of our modern culture is mistaking femininity with weakness. Masculinity is considered strong while people often equate femininity as powerlessness. As a result, women are encouraged to adopt masculine styles and behaviors. And, in their desire to be successful, women follow the advice to be a fake man. But, Continue Reading