passive (adj) subject to action(s) without response or initiation of an action in return; lacking in energy or will; submitting to others or to outside influences; lack of initiative; inactivity.

Shows more respect for others than for self. Ex. You’re okay, I’m not.

Not even girls want to be girls so long as our feminine archetype lacks force, strength, and power. – William Moulton Marston

aggressive (adj) hostile, perhaps violent; deliberately unfriendly; quarrelsome; use of rude or bad behavior.

Shows favor for self over others however, ultimately indicates a lack of respect for self. Ex. I’m okay, you’re not.

Aggression is part of the masculine design, we are hardwired for it…. Little girls do not invent games where large numbers of people die, where bloodshed is a prerequisite for having fun. – John Eldredge

assertive (adj) self-assured, bold or confident; direct; decisive.

Shows respect for self while respecting others. Ex. I’m okay, you’re okay.

The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives. – Anthony Robbins

Know thyself. Honor your wants, needs, and values. Have the confidence to stand up for and express your true self.

This is feminine.

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