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Why Are Men Afraid of Becoming Interpersonal Exploiter Moms?



What’s wrong with the term “interpersonal exploitative” and why does it sound so much like “misogyny”?

When it comes to women, there are plenty of things wrong with it.

In fact, it’s one of the biggest reasons why so many women don’t want to be “interpersonally” exploitative (or “interdependent”) with their men.

It sounds like a sexist slur, doesn’t it?

“I’ve heard this term from men all the time, and it’s always been problematic,” writes Kate Edwards, a Ph.

D. candidate at Northwestern University and the author of Interpersonal Abuses: The Male Perspective on Sex and Power in Everyday Life.

Edwards’s research on this topic has shown that men are more likely to think of women as “objectified” or “oppressed” if they’re interacting with them socially, and that women are less likely to see themselves as “intrinsically attractive” if it comes from interactions with men.

This isn’t to say that men don’t view women as objects or that women aren’t objectified.

In some cases, the men in Edwards’s study found themselves feeling uncomfortable when interacting with their partners.

For example, they said, if they were walking down the street with a female friend, they felt like they were being stared at by her and didn’t want her attention, so they didn’t touch her.

They said that the feeling of being stared was so bad that they didn and didn

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