The feminism conundrum
20 September 2014, 09:53
Nairobi - If you read books, you would know that in the older more
uncivilized world, the man saw the woman he wanted and either pillaged the
castle, stole her then arranged for her rights later through the kinsmen.
alternative was if he was allowed within an inch of her, he courted her
properly with a chaperone though, and if she would show her adoration and complement him, then she would be beholden to him. Trick of the game was, no having sexual relations until they were married
and if they did, were still meant to get married.
This system worked very well for
the females as their work was just to choose which knight suited them best.
But the strong willed woman also
arose, like the Joan Arc, and fought for women's rights. We are
able to vote, go to work, read and not spin clothe and go to battle if we feel
like it. Thing is, we are still complaining, why?
Read also: Men are afraid of women of value
Yes, we got gender equality but
Joan's laws forgot to stipulate that there were exceptions.
sometimes puts you in a conundrum because you are no longer sure of what position one should hold between you and the man in your life. You get angry if you are
asked to split the bill for the date. The man expects you to help pay for half the bills
since you are also working; he does not allow you to make your own investments.
We want to pick out the benefits but want to run away from
the cons, because we wanted it split in half, the men expect this too. It
is the lucky lady who will get the guy ready to play his role as the man in the
relationship. The new breed of men are ready to sit at home and do housework
while you take care of everything else.
That is what feminism got you, so you
are not allowed to complain when it does not suit you and enjoy its pros when
Conundrum really or just plain old choice?
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