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It's hard to stay motivated when people are attacking you. And trust us, people will attack you. But that's exactly when you know you're doing something right. As women, we're socialized to be peacekeepers, but even a relatively mild action by a group of women (we are nonpartisan and dedicated to civic engagement, hardly a radical agenda) may be seen as threatening. Stay positive, and don't take the bait when attacked.