A certain boisterousness. Assertiveness. Enjoying the use of rude language and shocking people as a result. Physical dexterity. Proficiency in DIY and anything construction-related. These are things I find admirable, even attractive, in a woman.
True to Myself — How, When and Why I Rejected Traditional Femininity
Clare Sudbery
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You describe almost every female friend (romantic and not) I’ve had since I started college. My wife isn’t into rude language (preacher’s kid); OTOH, my first wife (also a PK) probably balances that (and we’re still friends). People who aren’t like this are just boring.

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