Imagine growing up with this baggage. Every single time you get your period and particularly once you’re over the age of twenty-three, your mother/grandmother/aunts and other womenfolk in your family lament the non-existence of your children. They argue that having a uterus and a healthy menstrual cycle means you must have children and ‘settle down’ because it’s your duty to bear children and settle into a domesticated life. It’s incredible, the sense of righteousness that society has, in informing women about their ‘sacred duty’ simply because of a natural bodily occurrence.
Do teenaged boys dealing with the embarrassment of ‘wet dreams’ get bombarded with well meaning advice on being a father? Then why are women subjected to it?
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