What You Said: Are We Our Own Worst Enemies?

Our live chat on Wednesday featured a hearty discussion about sisterhood -- more specifically, about how we can start to support each other more instead of throwing our sisters shade. During the chat, a number of ESSENCE.com readers mentioned that they experienced negativity from other women. This sentiment was echoed in a new book, "The Twisted Sisterhood," by Kelly Valen. When Valen surveyed more than 3,000 women about their relationships, 90 percent of them said they had felt "currents of meanness and negativity emanating from other females." The survey begged us to ask, "Are we our own worst enemies?" We posed the question to our Facebook friends. Here's what you said...
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