Everyone benefits when we give women the space they need to become what they were meant to be. (To learn more about becoming mentally tough and living your best life, check out Hack Spirit’s new e Book on the Art of Resilience here).

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Of course, it’s simply not true, but the cliches do hold many women back from chasing their own dreams.

Men should be lifting women up instead of trying to beat them down.

These days, women are not only raising children, but they are also doing it alone, and running successful companies, and still finding time to blow out their hair so they look good. For more inspiring articles on self-improvement, like Hack Spirit on Facebook: [fblike] I believe that some men like the idea of being needed. As you have control of your life and are happy to be alone, men can find it intimidating when they’re simply not needed.

This need often comes from their own need to be with someone, but most won’t admit that.

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They like to pretend they are the independent ones.

An alpha female has a strong personality and isn’t afraid to speak her mind.

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