I Am A Mother Of Two Children And I Cannot (And Will Not) Support Feminism

22 Nov

While I think that we should be empowering women, I also think we should be empowering men. Disclaimer: I have not source-checked this.

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I’m a wife, mother, sister, daughter, business owner, sports nut and beer lover, but I amnota feminist. I may have been at one time, but then I became the mother of two boys and I realized that I cannot align with a message that has changed into something degrading, offensive, accusatory and opposed to the morals and messages I am teaching my kids.

You see, I’m kind of psyched to be raising my boys as gentlemen. I am proud to raise them to be hard-working and dedicated providers. I am raising them to treat thewomenin their lives like princesses, and to make eye contact with, and say hello to, everyone they meet. I am raising them to appreciate the beauty in a person based on what that person believes and how that person makes my boys feel, not on what that person is wearing or…

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