It's not difficult to hate someone who seems to have it all. This tendency is especially relatable for many women, who are in the unfortunate position of having to prove themselves in too many male-dominated fields. Looking at the impressive success, career, fame, power, or accomplishment of another woman often sparks jealousy and resentment. But why? There are only so many women in powerful positions in the world, which can make it feel as if there's less room for the women still trying to get there. Journalists Ann Friedman and Aminatou Sow coined the concept of shine theory as a solution to this competition.
What Is "Girl Hate" And How Does It Relate To Shine Theory?
Don't give in to "girl hate."
On Being Hated
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Why Women Are Expected to Smile
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Written by Curiosity Staff October 17, 2016
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