- Every morning you wake up and remember you live in a patriarchy.
2. You waste no time introducing (all of) yourself when you meet someone new.
3. When someone catcalls you, you are past the point of hatred.
4. You never truly know if you will be able to make it through an entire conversation with your uber-conservative grandfather.
5. Your response to the age-old argument about feminism and its damaging effects on society.
6. You no longer care when someone tells you that doing this or that won’t help you land a significant other.
7. As hard as you try, sometimes you can’t resist replying to an ignorant/offensive Facebook status.
8. Your automatic response to “You’re just mad because you don’t have a boyfriend”.
9. Your guy friends now just refer to you as ‘the feminist’ of the group.
10. Your friends know not to tell you about the sexism they endured at the office/gym/home/sidewalk this week, for they know it will set you into another downward spiral of hatred for humanity.
11. When someone makes a sexist/offensive joke you make it very public how utterly unimpressed you are.
12. You no longer give two shits about what others think about you.
13. “So you believe men and women are not equal today?”
14. You make this face way too often at the world.
15. You are often educating your family and friends about new schools of thought, movements, and theories.
16. You are beyond proud when a friend or relative starts showing their feminist colours.
17. You take zero bullshit.
18. Your automatic response to someone who tries to engage you in MRA discussions.
19. Your father no longer yells when you tell him to make his own damn food if he doesn’t like what was made for him.
20. Your bookcase is lined with critical analyses from the most badass feminists.
21. Fox News is the bane of your existence.
22. Sometimes you just have to spend an evening with an extra large pizza because the world is so infuriating.
23. And other times, when it all gets to be too much, you consider reverting back to blissful ignorance.
24. You replay every infuriating encounter you had that day before you go to bed.
25. But you sleep like a baby because you are empowered as f*ck.