Articles on Stereotypes

Career Talk: When you don’t want to stay at home and give up your career

From this post: The Aftermath of Giving up your Career to Stay at Home, Reader D wrote in to ask: I have a dilemma that […]

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Happy to not have been born in the ‘Mad Men’ era

I love the show ‘Mad Men’, especially for the fashion, but it always makes me all the more grateful that I was born past that […]

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The Millennial Generation and Their First Job Expectations

I’ve been thinking about generations and stereotypes a lot lately. STEREOTYPES Older generations are painted as having had rosy, lovely, unhurried lives where they milked […]

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Men are rich if they wear sweatpants but women are just seen as slobs

I don’t even own a single pair of sweatpants to begin with, but don’t wear sweatpants to fancy stores if you want to be treated well. […]

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Women and Money: Adjusting to a modern role

I browse comments from time to time, and there seems to be a slight recurring theme that screams: Why in the world do women have […]

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Think you’re not a minimalist? Are you sure?

Think you’re not a minimalist? Are you sure?

I’m a minimalist, but I’m thinking that’s not the right word to describe myself any more. I say minimalist with some trepidation because I think […]

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I was a bad Canadian today

Everyone knows the few stereotypes about Canadians, most of which are false: We say “aboot” not “about” — This is false unless you go to […]

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Do we really discriminate against unattractiveness?

Short answer: Yes. We’re human and biologically wired to look for beauty (in everything). Long answer: Being attractive is not necessarily based on your actual […]

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Being an equal in a (mostly) patriarchal world

Something I’ve noticed time and time again at home, or when I travel abroad is when I am with BF, I am not addressed as […]

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