“when they question the motives of perpetrators or try to defend their experiences, their perceptions and concerns are invalidated. Ironically, and in this case, the act of questioning a person's experience with microaggressions may, at times, be a form of microaggression! It is a denial of the aggressed person's right to interpret and give meaning to their lived experience”
The Power to Define Reality Whose reality is real? Microaggressions in Everyday Life
Psychology Today Oct 11, 2010
The Power to Define Reality
The power to define reality: Whose reality is real?