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21 Incredibly Offensive Things That You Should Never Say To A Woman

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When women were asked what the most misogynistic thing a man has ever said to them was, these were their responses. Inspired by this Quora thread.

1. “You have a pretty face, but you should get a boob job to be a complete package.”

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Right, because women should be defined by fake beauty ideals.

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2. “Women should get married by 25. After that they start losing their beauty.”

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Try telling Meryl Streep that.

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3. “You are smart for a girl.”

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And you’re seriously insensitive for a human being in the 21st century.

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4. “Women can’t run a marathon because of the shape and placement of their hip bones.”

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Have you ever watched the Olympics?

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5. “If you want to make it in academia, get tenured before getting pregnant.”

"If you want to make it in academia, get tenured before getting pregnant."

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Should women also prepare for more ignorant conversations like this?

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6. “You can’t be a good CEO and a good mom at the same time.”

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So men can’t be good dads and CEOs at the same time?

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7. “Girls don’t have dreams and aspirations.”

"Girls don't have dreams and aspirations."

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Nope. None. Nada. Zero.

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8. “Girls aren’t cut out for math and computer science, their minds just don’t work that way.”

"Girls aren't cut out for math and computer science, their minds just don't work that way."

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Right, women’s brains can’t comprehend that you + this thought = stupid.

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9. “This is why women shouldn’t drive.”

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Is that what you said when a woman chauffeured your ass everywhere during your childhood? (source)

10. “Of course you’ll get the job, the boss is a man after all.”

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You’re right. Resumés and hard work don’t matter at all.

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11. “Who are you, the secretary?”

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Who are you, a misogynistic tool?

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12. “You should think again about being a physics major. There aren’t many women who are successful in physics.”

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Two words: Marie Curie.

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13. “She’s kind of asking for it by putting it all out there like that.”

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Sure, and you’re asking to be robbed just by owning a wallet.

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14. “If you become a surgeon, no man will be happy marrying you.”

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Um, have you ever heard of Meredith Grey?

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15. “Why would a pretty girl like you want to work as a police officer?”

"Why would a pretty girl like you want to work as a police officer?"

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To protect others from the likes of you.

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16. “Girls can’t do math.”

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Mary Cartwright, Alicia Scott… no? Not ringing a bell?

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17. “You should be flattered that you have a stalker.”

"You should be flattered that you have a stalker."

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Yeah, felonies, man. Constantly fearing death. That’s extremely flattering.

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18. “You don’t look like an engineer.”

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And tell me, what exactly does an engineer look like?

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19. “Try to find a rich husband.”

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Yup, that’s the ONLY WAY a woman can find happiness.

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20. “Don’t take it so seriously, sweetheart.”

"Don't take it so seriously, sweetheart."

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Should women just calm down and relax too?

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21. “I knew girls had it easier.”

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Yup. Childbirth is easy, fighting for their bodies is easy, unequal rights in the workplace is easy, and dealing with unintelligent comments like this is SUPER EASY.

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