With the increased number of working mothers more and more young children are being left to the care of maids at home. Although raising a child is supposed to be the responsibility of both parents, in most cases the onus is on the mother to find a way to balance work and parenting.
Don’t get me wrong, I love and respect my parents. But would they respect me the same way I respect them if I let them make decisions for me just like they used to way back when I was kid? Well, if it was decisions like let’s say, choosing a suit for me, I’d bow and let them even if I didn’t like it. But when it comes to choosing my life partner, I’d be surprised if the thought of choosing a mate for me crossed their minds.
I love my family. And I don’t think there is anything or anyone that will ever separate me from them- not even love. I have heard of stories where people have chosen love over family. I don’t judge them but I usually sit down and wonder. Wonder if faced with such a situation, what I would do! But still, in my wild imaginations, I have not thought of one moment where I would pack my bags to leave with a man that I have only known for a few months.
Man-space or ‘the cave’ is an important space for all men; this is a place where they go to relieve stress and charge the male battery. It’s not only your man who needs this but men all around the planet. It’s how they are wired and it is extremely important for a woman to understand it.
Some people have vowed never to marry outside their religion while others think love is stronger than anything. Society Magazine’s Martin Bishop asked a few individuals if religion would get in their way of love.
“This engagement ring is a gesture of my interminable love for you. I can’t imagine forever without you,” said Oscar. I played the astonished and teary eyed role. Wooing a man, making him fall and later choosing you for the ideal life-time partner is one challenge many spinsters face everywhere. I felt like I had won a jackpot, no good thing could transcend the man of my life proposing marriage!
The recent surge of women in the professional ranks has affected more than the income gap between the two sexes. Premeditated by the initial lack of income balance, the closing chasm continues to shape a new generation of relationships formed around new rules.