Are You Playing Your Role Right?

I have been thinking about writing on this issue for quite a while but I was hesitant. I was hesitant, because of what ifs. This ‘what if’ stood in my way like a huge boulder and forced me to back off, every time. But now I feel like I can’t hold back what I want to say.

So, here it goes. Read it ’till the end then share your thoughts. Anything you want to add or minus, you are welcome.

First of all, lets see what Feminism actually means:

“The advocacy of women’s rights on the basis of the EQUALITY of male and female.”

You see here, feminism means EQUALITY of genders and NOT superiority of females over male population. There was a time when feminism meant exactly that. The equality, fighting for the rights of female population, so that they are not cornered into brutality like being splashed with acid, or being raped or being used as currency for marriage and other stuff like that. But that’s not what feminism is about anymore. It has turned into a strive for something else.

I am not against speaking up and striving for the girls and women who are undergoing some savage act. Come on, I am a girl myself. I am just not in favor of where the movement is heading. For what it once stood for, was the right approach, but what it has become, is just unacceptable.

Even when we are talking equality, what kind of equality are you really aiming for? Men and women are already equal. They work side by side to make a life, only in different ways. That’s not a cruelty. Why it has to be like this, that if a man can do something, the woman has to do it too, in order to prove herself. That is not equality, that is competition. Why women are trying so hard to prove that they are better than men? Or why men think that they are better than women? When you talk about equality you can’t demand special attention.

There is no competition we are running here. Definitely NOT between men and women. Men have some responsibilities, women have others, that’s how it works. Our Lord has created a balance for our own good. He had it designed for us. When we mess with it, we topple.

These days, numerous women are so busy in competing that they have forgotten their basic responsibilities. They think that they are some sort of goddess, who do not exit to please their partners but their partners have to make them happy. Rubbish!! 

I agree that in some cases, you have to leave home, but not for a competition or because you have to prove something, but because you love your family and you want to share their burden. That is a totally different thing. When a decision is made together, it is not about superiority or some sort of competition, you do this because you are a thoughtful person.

Feminism is suppose to be about equality of genders right? Rather about creating a hate cult against men. I, myself is not in favor of this 21st century feminism because what this movement stands for today is not what I believe in.  I believe in traditional family values. I believe in boundaries, respect, care, and traditional roles.

You got to understand this, there are all sorts of people in this world, good, bad, evil, wicked etc. These qualities cannot be limited to a single gender. We can’t say that all men are like this or all women are like this. No labels please. We all have our places, if we can only find that, everything will fall into place.

You know what we should do, we should fight for rights and not superiority, spread love instead of creating a hate cult against each other. We should teach our kids, our boys and our girls as well, about respect, about boundaries. Our roles have already been given to us, play them well and then maybe we can change this world for the better.

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Create Your Own Fairy-tale

They say the world is a place without magic,

What if they are wrong?

They say there are no happy endings,

What if they are mistaken?

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You!

Yes you.

You hold the key to your very own fairy tale.

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Be kind and gentle like Snow White.

Be free-spirited and tough like Merida.

Be optimistic and graceful like Cinderella.

Be noble and strong like Mulan.

Be lovely and selfless like Belle.

Be faithful and adventurous like Pocahontas.

Be lively and clumsy like Anna.

Be elegant and brave like Elsa.

Be cute and rebellious like Ariel.

Be determined and unique like Tiana.

Be charismatic and innocent like Rapunzel.

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Be your own fairy godmother,

Be your own prince charming,

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Don’t be afraid to fall,

Just stand up and smile.

Because you hold the magic,

You hold the key to your happy ending.

I think this is the best poem I am written in a while.

It conveys a good message.

What you think?

Do comment, if you think it’s worth it and if it is not, do leave your suggestions. I will appreciate them.

Thank You.

– aak92

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I Did Not Realize

Every time my dreams shatter

I tell myself it doesn’t matter

Because you are my dream maker

As long as you are here it doesn’t matter

 

But what I did not realize that

Soon you will be gone

And I will be alone

With my shattered dreams

 

Every time I was down

You used to come around

And get my feet back on the ground

And prepare me for the next fall down

 

But what I did not realize that

Soon you will be gone

And I will be alone

Lying on the ground

 

Every time I want to go for a ride

You used to take me some place nice

We used to eat, we used to play

I used to feel so secure just having you nearby

 

But what I did not realize that

Soon you will be gone

And I will be alone

Looking for a place to hide

 

What I did not realize

Was that I will lose you

So soon…

– aak92

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Wrote it for my father….