Hey Guys! I wanted to share this from beautybeyondbones about the backlash of a post she made where she had offered a bit of a critique on feminism. I felt her words to be incredibly impactful. And as a woman who isn’t part of this third wave feminism movement, it opens you up to a lot criticism, particularly from other women.
*sigh* This post is going to be difficult to write.
The saying goes, never judge a person until you walk a mile in their shoes…or something like that.
And I’ve learned over the years that as much as I hate those cliched little nuggets, they actually hold a lot of truth. Stand the test of time.
I’ve been wanting to respond to my recent post on Feminism for a while now. It garnered quite the diverse feedback. And I appreciate that so much. One of the cool things about an online community like this is that people bring with them all their experiences and perspectives. We all are on different journeys, and I sincerely enjoy learning and listening to every person.
After that last post, there were numerous reflections that took offense at my statements about motherhood:
The very essence of being female is the ability to bear children…
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