I Hold My Breath When I Receive Online Comments from Middle-Aged Men

This is an instinctual, defensive habit I didn’t realize I’d adopted until recently.

Gillian Sisley
Fearless She Wrote
Published in
6 min readDec 2, 2019

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As a full-time writer in my business, I receive a lot of feedback and notes on my published work.

Half the time, these notes are understandably from men.

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Gillian Sisley
Fearless She Wrote

Professional Storyteller working at Meta ♾️ Tea drinker. Insatiably curious. Writing about life, relationships & building a fulfilling career for yourself! ✨