The following is an excerpt from the new book Feminist Fight Club: An Office Survival Manual (For a Sexist Workplace) by Jessica Bennett (Harper Wave, 2016). In the book, Bennett provides the types of sexist archetypes women encounter in the workplace. Below you'll find a few things these people say—and even feminists may unconsciously pick up some of these misogynist assumptions. That's OK, though, because Bennett also provides the tools, or "hacks," (some subtle changes in ways of thinking, others overt actions to combat the sexism head-on) to overcome statements, or "traps," like these:
Excerpted from “Secrets From the Eating Lab: The Science of Weight Loss, the Myth of Willpower, and Why You Should Never Diet Again” by Dr. Traci Mann. Published by HarperWave, a division of HarperCollins Publishers. Copyright 2015 by Dr. Traci Mann. Reprinted with permission of the publisher. All rights reserved.