I haven't told Robin that she's asked me to stop seeing him, as I know he'd be upset.
It’s sure as hell easier than eradicating violence against women worldwide—but it may actually be a start toward that holy goal. Yet, these words may not be recognized as discriminatory because their use is perceived as normative and therefore not unusual. And once you’re attuned to the problem, maybe you too will wince when authors continue to cluelessly drivel on about the fate of mankind instead of humankind or talk about manpower and manning the helm and how the next president of the United States will be the most powerful man in the world. “You’re going down, bitch,” they shout over and over as they parkour their video game nemeses.There are decent substitutes for all the male-oriented words; we just have to start using them. ” or “What a p***y.” I’ve written to ask them not to, but I don’t hold out much hope for improvement.We need to accept “they” as a singular pronoun and “their” as a singular possessive adjective so that we can say “a postal worker may be forced to turn on their heel and flee” and not get flustered about it. It’s too deeply ingrained, and, sadly, men who would cringe at a racist comment don’t seem to see that it’s just as bad to use words that put down women—even while they’re ranting at a male.I don't know if it is just the age difference that Flora dislikes, or Robin himself, but she goes out of her way to make herself unpleasant when he's around.Robin has been understanding about it, but I can see that if she continues this campaign against him, it could destroy our relationship.