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19 Things That Are So True If You're An Unapologetically Competitive Woman

You call it aggression, we call it ambition.

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1. First of all, you know that there's nothing better than beating a guy at something.

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Could be anything: sports, darts, drinking water — it doesn't matter. It still feels great.

2. Especially when you've beaten them at something considered "manly."

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ESPECIALLY if it's sports.

3. Nothing gets you angrier than being doubted...

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It's basically the easiest way to piss you off.

4. And your determination to prove them wrong honestly can feel straight up intoxicating.

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Nothing like knowing you're about to be right.

5. You're not one to be "humble" about your accomplishments — because why shouldn't you get to bask in a little glory?

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Chances are, you've rehearsed an acceptance speech or two in the shower.

6. You know better than to see other woman as a threat.

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Instead, you know they are usually your greatest allies.

7. And you ALWAYS celebrate a little inside when you win an argument with a significant other.

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It's not gloating if you do it in private, right??

8. Even when you're wrong, you always own up to it quickly – so that later you can secretly brag about being the bigger person.

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It's how you never lose.

9. You don't have to make everything a contest. You just want to.

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Sorry not sorry that winning is so fun.

10. You've even secretly raced people on the street to prove who walks faster.

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It's not petty. It's PRACTICE.

11. And you are very, very hard on yourself when things don't go exactly the way you expected.

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It's a lifestyle.

12. Because at the end of the day, no one has higher standards for yourself than you.

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You expect the world from you.

13. Which is why it's so goddamn galling to be underestimated right off the bat, just because of your gender.

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It's some real bullshit, yo.

14. You get really excited when you find people who can actually give constructive criticism.

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They are your people.

15. Because you know they will help you improve.

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And the goal here is to never stop never stopping, ya know?

16. You're also definitely a perfectionist.

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It's your biggest strength and weakness for real.

17. Because you're never not pushing yourself harder.

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You feel like things could always be a little better.

18. To the point where you often catch yourself needing to just take a few deep breaths.

19. And you have to stop, take a step back, and remind yourself of how great you already are.

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And then it's back to killing the game. 💅 💅 💅

This post was translated from Portuguese.

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