So far March Break is my favorite because highway traffic is significantly reduced which means, even though I was switched to the day shift this week, I no longer drive to work with the constant feeling of wanting to punch someone in the face. Except when I'm not paying attention and I accidentally take the exit WAY before the one I'm actually supposed to take and by the time I realize it, it's way to late to turn off and I have to drive around this huge loop while fumbling in my glove box for my GPS so I can find my way back onto the highway.
Then I sort of feel like punching.
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I, however, do not. So, really, it is a completely true assumption in my case but, despite that fact, it still pisses me off when people, especially men, naturally assume that I don't know anything about certain things because I'm a girl. Even though I clearly don't. Are you following?
It's because of this illogical stubbornness that when I get into situations where these assumptions could possibly be made, I try extra hard to prove that I totally do know and understand everything that's going on even though I'm a girl. But sadly, because I often feel some sort of pressure to prove myself, it never goes as planned. Ever. Even if I actually do know what I'm doing.
Like, for example, when I go and get my oil changed and the guy asks me to turn the high beams on and I turn on the windshield wipers. And then I get all flustered because I just KNOW he's mentally shaking his head at my stupid girlness so when he asks me to pop the trunk I actually pop the gas tank. And he's all casual like, "Um, that's the gas tank," and I'm like, "I KNOW THAT'S THE GAS TANK IT WAS AN ACCIDENT".
And then I start crying into my skirt.