This article on i-D: Should women stop trying to be liked?

“I think it’s important to tell your story,” Ngozi Adichie continued, adding, “it’s important to tell your story truthfully, and I think that’s a difficult thing to do, to be truly truthful, because it’s only natural to be concerned about offending people or possible consequences.” In countries that do not protect women’s rights, those consequences can make it impossible for them to speak their truth, because they face losing their job, their family, being beaten, arrested or even killed for being true to themselves. But for those of us privileged enough not to face these extremes, who merely fear being disliked, Ngozi Adichie says: forget about likeability; there are more important things to achieve.”

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