opinion of the minion

Why is it that some of us are so scared to state our opinion?

For me, it’s the deliberate act of taking up space in the world. I feel vulnerable and exposed when I tell people what I think. Being the analytical sort (something my gender is not necessarily known for), I’m not a particularly emotional person. I feel far safer stepping back and observing my relationships rather than feeling them. Appraising my role, rather than praising it.

But being analytical does not make me […keep reading]