Is there a difference between emancipation and feminism? Just a day ago, a favorite local singer that I grew up watching did a series of an Instagram story of a whole lot of questions about feminism and how she didn’t identify as one. Honestly, I read her statements and it was a big question mark … More Would Kartini Identify Herself as a Feminist?
The sickness of being calculative to be perceived a certain way For many of us who have settled down and built a semi-permanent home called family, money is both an object of trouble and breakthrough. Trouble, because without these paper trails, we can’t fulfill basic needs like eating. We can’t supply the life we should be … More Do You Have These Middle Class’ Creeping Thoughts?
Another day, another blame game Here we are, in the wake of #MeToo and #TimesUp, and it is proven to be just another hashtag crazes. I sat down with two women that are not close enough to me that I could call them my friends, just some acquaintances that I happen to meet often due to … More Another Mistress Blaming Game
In every damn direction The other day, when I was cooking and dripping with sweats, my husband just made a random, supposedly-joking comment about me. “Why do you smell? Every morning you smell, and I don’t,” I know he meant it in a joking way, but it bothered me nonetheless. Call me overly sensitive, but … More Why is Everything Pulling Women to Looking Good Instead of Feeling Good?
Includes a visit to old motherhood myths as well. Tell us your thoughts! Without further a due. 1.That women should be the one holding it together And that, my friend, includes cleaning, cooking, making sure the kids are alive and well-fed (and by kids, spouses are in that category too), managing the economy, never let … More How Many of These Old Wives Tale Are Still Relevant Today?
Thanks to “I do things because I want to, not because I should” There’s nothing more empowering than the moment you realize everything is entirely up to you. As a wife, often times it’s so easy to fall into the trap of people’s expectation, including your own spouse. Mine, for example, has always been a traditionally-brought … More I Quit Trying to Make My Spouse Involved in House Work
This is a fleeting thought I had when you were inside me To be honest, I had a lot, but this one sticks the most I was on the edge; it felt like I was on the edge, you were about to come out and as the old wise saying goes, I’m about to be … More Secret Club
There’s a certain loneliness to pregnancy As a woman, there’s an irony to the fact that you’ve never been fuller than when you are pregnant for 9 months only to be left like an empty shell when it’s time to push. You will have to quickly fall in love with a newborn soul that you’ve … More You’re About to Pop a Life Out of You, Yet You Can’t Avoid Feeling Empty
A close friend of mine once told me how she can’t stop worrying about everything, and frankly, so can’t everyone, women in particular Can we ever be truly carefree? Every single day, we all wake up with a sense of responsibility, of a new day to tackle ahead, not to merely enjoy. For women, somehow … More Us Women, Are Doomed to Be Worried
With a gorgeous ass and the flexibility of singlehood Here I am in my beginning of 3rd trimester of pregnancy, wearing double extra large, stretchy pants and carrying my cool MacBook Air for a tea-date with a close friend, something I enthusiastically waited a whole week to happen. So much so even I planned on … More I Ran Into My Husband’s Ex and She’s Doing Better than Ever