5 Reasons that a Woman Seems“Aggressive”

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An acquaintance of mine, let’s call him Aaron, has always refused to spar with me, saying he would “destroy me”. Yet as soon as another guy who does kickboxing came into town, he was super keen to try sparing. I called him out on it at a dinner with friends, and Aaron denied this was a sexist thing, saying he didn’t think I knew how to throw a…

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