Having read such a lot about the guys "manning up", "becoming the Alpha" and whatnot, I am interested to hear what the guys (and laydeez) here think about the female equivalent.
I have read various bits here and briefly referenced on MMSL - which said females basically need to do the same - and show interest in other guys (paraphrased but you get the gist!)
I have been on a journey of self-improvement for quite a while now. I have taken a long hard look at myself and working on various areas of my life. Some changes were relatively simple (took up gym and other sports) but others, such as working on ingrained habits, are a work-in-progress. Things such as not replying, "I'm okay" when asked if everything is all right, and saying what is on my mind. I've always been introverted and very shy and quiet so opening up is difficult. It is something I have become better at - faking confidence I have practiced by chatting to other parents at school about the kids, opening up conversations by commenting on cute things about the kids, that sort of thing. Chatting to the shop assistant when picking up groceries.
I have also worked on becoming less "nice." I have stopped overextending myself and started saying "no" when I am taking on too much. I have stopped feeling I have to apologise for other people or offer explanations if I don't want something.
Hubz describes me as "nice", a nice girl. I think this is a compliment, and to the most part I think I will always be like that in the way that he means it well and that he is describing positive qualities.
I would be very interested to hear what people think about "womaning up"
What kinds of things would people be offering as advice to a woman looking to woman up? I'm thinking the whole spectrum a la the advice offered to guys here so throw in anything you think personally or generally.