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Give two ideas and why that support the statement, "Conforming to a stereotype IS the EASIEST option".

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Please understand that conforming is not necessarily a negative thing. Conforming to a stereotype is, however, as a stereotype is a negative thing. Conforming to a stereotype is the easier option. Conforming means one fits oneself to a situation that has already been established. The rules and guidelines are already in place. There are no questions or doubts about expectations. Conforming is a step backwards. The opposite would take the physical and emotional energy to take a step forward. Putting oneself in a position to fight expectation is never easy, but it becomes especially hard when there is the easier alternative of conforming.

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