It's because of those power surges. . . . because we cease to worry about the judgements of others and instead revel in our strengths. . . but not to the exclusion of others. Gee--I think I might get a bike. And wear purple. With a red hat!!! :)
A strong man respects a woman who stands up for herself and gives as good as she gets. Only weak men name call and accuse women of having a mean streak when they don't just roll over and take the crap they dish out.