Still, I was struck by this. Because I am female, I’m expected to aspire to marriage. I am expected to make my life choices always keeping in mind that marriage is the most important. Marriage can be a good thing, a source of joy, love and mutual support. But why do we teach girls to aspire to marriage, yet we don’t teach boys to do the same? I
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He said, ‘Ifemelu is a fine babe but she is too much trouble. She can argue. She can talk. She never agrees. But Ginika is just a sweet girl.’
And I was worried that if I looked too feminine, I would not be taken seriously. I really wanted to wear my shiny lip gloss and my girly skirt, but I decided not to. I wore a very serious, very manly, and very ugly suit.
You can’t write a script in your mind and then force yourself to follow it. You have to let yourself be,
She told him how she very much wanted God to exist but feared He did not…
On the Subject of Non-American Blacks Suffering from Illnesses Whose Names They Refuse to Know.
Take cooking, for example. Today, women in general are more likely to do housework than men-cooking and cleaning. But why is that? Is it because women are born with a cooking gene or because over years they have been socialized to see cooking as their role?
I can’t believe it. My president is black like me. She read the text a few times, her eyes filling with tears. On