I had a very negative experience recently with a supposed “friend.” Something happened that brought up her issues, which I never could have predicted, and she chose to lash out at me. I’m so tired of seeing women who have been hurt in the past hurt others.
This woman’s betrayal of our friendship hurt at first, but I have been able to move on from that. What I haven’t been able to let go of, however, is the feeling that we do not support each other enough as women. When we are together and something happens which makes us feel vulnerable or hurt, why can’t we talk to each other about it instead or running away or lashing out? I don’t want to feel that I can’t trust my “sisters”.
It seems that the very idea of “sisterhood” is one that needs to be spread more, in the way that anti-racism is or pro-gay has been. I truly feel that if you are not a part of the solution (a feminist) that you are a part of the problem. What do others on here think of this?