Fantastic follow up article! I love it even more than the first. What I really appreciated was your detailing of the social complexities in the most empathetic and reasonable way.

Nobody is trying to fight or win or whatever in an adult conversation. A successful conversation involves two or more people learning and taking something away from it.

People who argue about mansplaining tell on themselves all the time. They are usually socially inept.

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