Many people don't have the courage to walk away--to stand up to a boss or a professor, to convict a room full of people...to confront their abuser. Those women who do get labeled or called: "angry black woman," "emotional," "aggressive," "too much," etc. Truth is, most people can't handle a woman who knows who she is and stands firmly in that knowing.
I'm learning to be okay with people being uncomfortable with me being "aggressive." I'm learning to be okay with people finding me "unapproachable." I'm okay with being labeled if it means having my freedom from the boxes people try to put me in.
I am unapologetically me, and I'm grateful for the discernnent that led me to this moment.
Follow me on this journey.