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Still Haunted by the Mean Girls?

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 10.18.2011 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

When we're at work, does this lingering desire to fit in cause us to take a coworker's reactions to our ideas more seriously than our male colleagues would? Are we more self-conscious as a result, continually looking over our shoulders to make sure that hushed conversation in the corner isn't about us? Are we more inclined than men to avoid speaking up altogether rather than risk rejection?