Lisa Taddeo: ‘I am angry at my history of apology’

When men act out of rage, we step aside, but when women do they are chastised. In a personal, ferocious treatise on anger and sexism, author Lisa Taddeo says we need to change the script

My mother once told me – no that’s not true – my mother many times warned me: “If you ever sell any of my jewellery after I’m dead, I’ll come back from the grave and bite your toes.”

I don’t know if she meant she would nibble on my toes, or fully eat them, but I was petrified of her doing the things she threatened. My mother, after all, was a crazy bitch.

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