I get into an argument with a man, he slaps me, I feel the pain, yet
they tell me I provoked him. I should have been quiet, I should have
been patient. I should apologize to him.
me I have no respect, no home training. I should have been quiet, I
should have been patient. I should apologize to him.
So, the degree of my innocence is directly proportional to the degree of
my silence in the face of oppression and brutality.
tolerate it to save my marriage. The barbaric and stupid excuse is that
”it is in their nature to cheat, I should slim down, dress better,
cook better, pray harder and be more pleasant to him”
abomination, I have no right to look elsewhere for the love and
emotional support I lack at home, I am an irresponsible mother.
all my earthly possessions stuffed into a tiny box on my head. I am
henceforth forbidden from seeing my two older children, I’m lucky to be
allowed to go with my little one still suckling on my left breast.
Three years later, the little one is tagged a bastard. Now, my new name
is “after-three”, because I am a woman.
married, unserious, can not order her priorities right, a hustler,
loves money, let her go and get a husband oh”
And I wonder if being successful has anything to do with a person’s gender.
I am not allowed to have wits or be a prodigy, I cannot be financially
buoyant, professionally successful or be treated with respect without a
man beside me.
never see the possibility that I actually had to go through ups and
downs to get to where I am.
he did the right thing, he’s being praised and congratulated for moving
on, afterall life is for the living.
4yrs, “ahhh! so early? Are u sure she wasn’t sleeping with that man even
when her husband was alive? That was why she killed her husband. She’s
a witch! ” Because she’s a woman.
Because I am a woman, this post will be considered controversial, and everyone will try to correct me.
But don’t forget, that I am a woman and it does not make me less human!!!