Oxford Dictionaries defines mansplaining as a way of explaining something to someone (probably a woman) in a condescending manner.
But, how do you know when you’re mansplaining? Well, there’s a handy-dandy flow chart:
I have had more than one male colleague sincerely ask whether a certain behavior is mansplaining. Since apparently this is hard to figure out, I made one of them a chart. pic.twitter.com/7DZ1RTrB3R
— Kim Goodwin (@kimgoodwin) July 19, 2018
Don’t let the word fool you, ladies can be guilty of mansplaining, too. Before you assume someone knows less than you, check out the flow chart!