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As my sister and I approached the beer distributor counter a few days ago and I plopped down my two cases of Bud Light Pineapple-Rita on the counter, I wasn’t surprised nor offended when I heard four familiar words: “Do

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Finding a way to stand out during a meeting can be quite a challenge.

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Angry bosses tend to have boundary issues and will call or email you after work hours, and on weekends. Don’t give into the pressure to work when you aren’t being paid to work. If you’re worried that waiting until Monday to respond will make your boss angry, just remember that, she’s always angry anyways. So you may as well enjoy your weekend.

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A great way to get a new sense of excitement about what you do is to teach it! Why not offer a class to younger, less experienced individuals in your field? You could potentially make a little extra income, and it will motivate you to stay sharp and fresh on important concepts. Or you could do it for free and be a mentor.

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This individual finds every reason to include your superiors on emails, pointing out your mistakes. She tries to make it seem innocent—like she just wanted to “double check” with the bosses that this or that is supposed to be this way. But she finds a way to show them your mistakes that they otherwise wouldn’t have seen.

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Don't wait around for your boss to raise the issue, go after your money proactively. Here's the way to do it.

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Understand that she may need to dedicate her extra income to her business. Don’t become upset when she won’t go to a concert with you because she needs to spend that $300 on a graphic designer for her new website.

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I often have to apologize to my boyfriend, for my parents’ comments. Sometimes, they’re not as sensitive as they could be when he’s going through a hard time, nor as encouraging as they could be during his victories. My parents don’t even realize I make apologies for them.

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If you are at that phase of getting engaged or at least talking about getting engaged, just know that most men will not get married until they feel settled in their careers and financially stable. A lot of this comes from the fact that they don’t think you would want a husband who hadn’t made it.

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Alright well, none of those men have said or done anything to make me uncomfortable today. Only you have, by making this comment. Oh, also, it’s not my job to adjust what I wear so as not to distract men. Men aren’t animals—they’re humans who can control themselves. If they don’t, that’s their fault.

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People will always accuse you of coddling other women, and allowing certain mistakes to slide with females that you wouldn’t allow to slide with men. Maybe those people are right, but considering history, maybe women deserve a little coddling in the workplace to compensate for all the terrors they face.

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You will most likely suffer from some depression if you just wipe your dreams under the carpet. And all the money in the world that you get from that stable job of yours won’t cure it.

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What do you do when your profession takes a downturn? MadameNoire has some suggestions for when your career prospects look bleak.

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These 10 women prove that having a successful career and family is in fact possible.

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If he your partner does show you special treatment, your colleagues ostracize you, and you don’t get the camaraderie side of the office. That also doesn’t feel great.

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I have to protect my partner from my parents’ interrogations. I know he’ll be fine and things will work out, but they have a harder time believing that because they’re protective of me.

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