‘Christian Girl Autumn’ Goes Back to Basic – And I’m Not the Only One (VIDEO)
One day my friend was complaining to me about how she was trying to be a woman, but nothing was happening. She didn’t have any breasts, or a uterus, or a vagina. She was stuck in a little girl body.
“I guess you’re a man.”
In my conversation, I tried to tell her that she was beautiful in the same way I am, because I am a woman, too. I told her that all women have breasts, and that she was going to have a uterus and fallopian tubes, and she should make herself a woman.
I could see her shake her head, as if thinking, “no, I guess some women don’t want to be men.”
But this is the message we’re trying to spread here today. The word “woman” has been made into a dirty word. And the only thing that it has ever meant is: “a woman who is capable of having a baby.”
The word “woman” has been used so many times, that instead of talking about womanhood — we’ve turned it into a dirty word.
“What was it that made you feel like a woman?” asked the interviewer.
“I don’t know how to say it other than I felt like I had it all….” said the college student.
“How were you feeling about your body?”
“I was proud of who I was and what I could do.”
“What was your role in the family?”
“I had a boyfriend, and I was the one who got pregnant. He didn’t come.”
My friend has been called a “man,” and that’s how she sees herself. And I understand her feelings. I’m too. I just wish I could go back in time and change the way we talk about what it means to be a woman.
The truth is, that the word “woman” has always been used as a dirty word, no matter how many times it’s been used.
Even in our