What does it take to be a confident woman and how do you know when you meet one? This article by the Huffington Post lists 9 qualities of a confident woman and they are all spot on. The one that really resonated with us was Number 7. Here’s an excerpt:
They own their feelings.
No matter what the circumstance is, confident women strive to understand their emotions AND own up to them. There’s no hide and seek happening with their jealousy — they let it all out.
Self-assured women take the opportunity to express themselves without blaming others, and confirm that they are understood. Then, they return the favor by listening to the other side. And then, they ride off into the sunset with their homies and get ice cream, because it’s all good now.
See, it’s so easy to go about blaming other people for your problems or where you are in life, as though you did not have a say. Truthfully, you always have a say, even if it is in the way you respond to what life throws at you. There is nothing wrong in speaking your mind…a confident woman does that. But she is also not afraid to admit that she’s wrong, neither is she afraid to own up to the consequence of her speaking her mind.
Let’s stop being shrinking violets and realise that we have a voice and it deserves to be heard.
There are some other really good ones like Numbers 8, 9 and 5. Go read them here and let us know what you think.