A strong man respects a woman who stands up for herself and gives as good as she gets. Only weak men name call and accuse women of having a mean streak when they don't just roll over and take the crap they dish out.
I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing. -- Agatha Christie