[quote]However, I have noticed a rise in - get ready - back-biting, gossiping and a much more negative feeling all around. [quote]
haha.... that truly made me laugh.
I can just imagine two women talking during nikyo - "well look at her, i've always hated her, look how dirty her Gi is".
Personally I don't think that's true, I believe men and women behave exactly the same in training. But then again, wherever there are women, there are.....