Why I Don’t Want To Be A Mother

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 Why I Don’t Want to Be a Mother words from Jay Ong.

Here is a little excerpt.

The ‘joys’ of motherhood are undoubtedly lost on me. The inverted commas that I have deliberately and strategically placed around ‘joys’ say it all. Mind you, I have never experienced being a mother for myself, so of course I wouldn’t know. But I have my conspiracy theories.

I have heard too many horror stories (courtesy of my own mother dear) of women who have had to put their careers on hold in order to raise a child. Unfortunately, my mother was of the same ilk. In following the traditional structure of man as primary breadwinner and woman as domestic housewife, she quit her job in order to take care of her children (oh, the shame) full time. It was her own choice, and yet at the same time, it wasn’t…Read More

Originally published on LipMag – Check it out, it’s a great read.

 

 

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