Diana Davidson writes: It’s a woman problem Women are facing a very real and grave problem in our

culture: They are obnoxious cunts. Relational aggression: women use it. admits it's not innate so women can fix being cunts: socially constructed. We can toss boys in jail but when girls go bad we need to find a way to blame it once more on boys feminism is not interested in fixing it OH HOW WRONG YOU ARE DIPSHIT Feminist blame patriarchy while they're being cunts when women treat women worse. Queen Bee Syndrome.. Then she says Patriarchy was invented by women, maintained by women and used by women to their own advantage BULLSHIT Nicki Crick study 2009 Relational aggression, in which the relationship serves as the vehicle of harm, includes spreading malicious rumors, lies, gossip or secrets, as well as intentionally ignoring (i.e., silent treatment) or excluding a person from an activity or group interaction Relational aggression may be manifested in both direct and covert ways OPPOSITE of Aggression, defined as behaviors intended to hurt, harm, or injure another person (see Dodge et al., 2006) can vary in form. Physical aggression, which harms others via physical force or the threat of physical force, consists of such behaviors as hitting, pushing,kicking and punching

silent treatment) or excluding a person from an activity or group interaction peer-directed proactive relational aggression takes place with your peers in which you initiate it peer-directed reactive relational aggression you respond to perceived gossip or ambigious situations ie Hostile attribution bias (HAB). even when controlling for peer-directed proactive and reactive aggression. we expected romantic relational aggression to be uniquely associated with all of these indices. hostility. HAB.e.e. and peer-directed reactive relational aggression The third goal was to examine whether relational aggression was elevated in adults with a history of impulsive aggression (i.. peer-directed proactive relational aggression. The second goal was to examine gender differ- . IED) when compared to healthy controls and psychiatric controls Third A we predicted that reactive relational aggression would be uniquely correlated with indices of anger. lies.Definitions of terms Romantic Relational Aggression Happens within relationships includes spreading malicious rumors. and feelings of distress following relational provocation. gossip or secrets. 3 constructs romantic relational aggression. as well as intentionally ignoring (i.. abuse. or the tendency to assume that others’ intentions are malicious during ambiguous conflict situations The first goal of the present study was to evaluate the psychometric properties of a self-report measure of relationally second goal: indicating the shared but yet unique components of each construct. Fourth. impulsivity.

ences in relational aggression in adulthood.p< .SD= . malesmay learn how to effectively employ relationally aggressive strategies from female friends and romantic partners.SD= . 1383) = 19. 2008 ). SD = .52.03.50) engaged in more romantic relational aggression than males (M = . .91p< . 1373) males and females increasingly interact in adolescence and adulthood. Follow-up analysis of variance (ANOVA) analyses examining gender differences in each subtype of aggression indicated that males were more proactively relationally aggressive (M= .. which was in turn more prevalent than proactive relational aggression As expected.44).g.SD= .35).g2= .F(1.31.SD= .SD= .22. males (M= . F (1. aggressive behavior N = 1387 FINDINGS romantic relational aggression ( was more prevalent than reactive relational aggression ( .011.42) than females (M=.45). no gender differences in relational aggression were expected.53.F(1. females (M= .014.g2= . 1380) =14. a significant interaction between aggression subtype and gender emerged. Bailey and Ostrov.However. there were no gender differences in overall levels of the relational aggression subtypes. given previous research findings (e.51) exhibited more reactive relational aggression than fe-males (M= . In addition. However.43.001.65.001.

male-to-female. they may transfer relationally aggressive behaviors learned in the peer context to interactions with romantic partners.. Gender differences in specific subtypes of relational aggression may help explain some inconsistent findings regarding gender differences in rela-tional aggression among adults (e.. the findings nonetheless show the prominent place of relational aggression in the actions of females against males. female-to-female. These findings also suggest that as females get older.gender differences in engagement in subtypes of relational aggression were observed. SD = . Moreover. much of this aggression is expected to occur in romantic relationships. 2004 ). 1373) = The findings can be interpreted in light of a recent study whichprovides additional detail regarding the nature of female-to-maleaggression( Nelson etal. It is possible that males learn and use relational aggression when interacting with female peers. females were more likely than males to engage in romantic relational aggression whereas males were more likely than females to engage in peer-directed proactive and reactive relational aggression.Storch et al.Interestingly.44). female-to-male).52. Further research with more diverse adult samples is warranted to replicate these findings and to explore potential reasons for gender differences in subtypes of relational aggression = .emergingadults’normative perceptions of aggression were assessed across dyads in which the perpetrator and target varied by gender (male-to-male.. although men are as likely as women to use relational aggression. Emerging adults perceive that females are particularly . F (1.g.2008b In this study. Moreover. Although romantic relational aggression was not expressly considered(participants simply were asked to list what women generally do when they want to be hurtful to men). they are more likely than women to engage in such behaviors in the peer context. Specifically.

therefore. male-to-female aggression was predominantly characterized by verbal aggression. Freiburger 3 Melissa L. Ricketts 4 Girls are the biggest bullies online should say biggest gossipers. it is not necessary to participate in “unladylike” behavior . Social Constructivism often as a result of cultural constraints that teach them to be passive. Girls are the biggest bullies online should say biggest gossipers. Why do girls engage in indirect aggression? PROBLEM WITH MEASUREMENT/METHOD The dependent measure for this study was.according to the perceptions of respondents.The results of the presentstudywith adults ranging inagefrom25to45arethusconsistent with young adults’ perceptions regarding the typical interpersonal contexts of relational aggression NEXT STUDY Battle of the sexes: An examination of male and female cyber bullying June 2012 Catherine D. Participating in cyber bullying allows offenders to participate in aggressive and abusive behavior with the protection of a computer screen.likely to engage in variants of relational aggression when the target is male. In contrast. Higgins 2 Tina L. Marcum 1 George E. Why do girls engage in indirect aggression? Social Teaching ie. I have posted information online with the intent to hurt others in following ways: posted gossip about them”. “In the past year.

Boys are allowed to be more physically and verbally aggressive than girls. this tendency for girls to engage in relational aggression more so than for boys might be influenced by different socialization of male and female children and different social expectations associated with gender roles.[25] Video GAme MISOGYNY 86% of women play video games yet only 2/3rd use feminine names to protect against online harassment and misogyny PATRIARCHY: which Davidson thinks women started and maintain. Some research shows that there are certain implications when boys and girls engage in genderatypical aggression as girls who are more physically aggressive or boys who are highly relationally aggressive are more maladjusted than their peers.typical aggression. Indirect aggression is therefore more socially acceptable. LOL As feminist and political theorist Carole Pateman writes. "The patriarchal construction of the difference between masculinity and femininity is the political difference between freedom and subjection. Hierarchy Power Gender Roles Men are much more likely to engage in Physical Aggression Men and women are equally likely to engage in Verbal Aggression.ALSO AGREES WITH HER WIKI CITATION However. . who engage in gender. Four possible reasons: Cultural acceptance of aggression: Girls receive more negative feedback during developmental years concerning direct. physical aggression.

.Social Structure of childhood play groups differ: Girls tend to have small. intimate play groups.

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