We must separate the other’s infliction from our Identity. What the Other does will always be beyond our control, we do not operate Another’s belief system or behavior.
Bodybuilding has always been regarded as a masculine sport, in it’s essence. Women’s drive to succeed in it has been superficially viewed as controversial. The question begets: How do I march forward in a sport that demands me to be muscular, strong, shredded, symmetrical and yet express high levels of femininity and naturalness?