Dear Woman, It Is A Lie – Florence Ozor

When you are instructed not to have a voice in a gathering or an opinion on politics, business, economy, foreign policy but should only be heard when it concerns housekeeping, cooking and laundry….. it’s a lie.

Florence Ozor
Florence Ozor

When you are acquainted with the fallacy that your well put together and sometimes expensive cloths intimidates the man…it’s a lie.

When you are told that your ambitions are not valid and neither are your goals relevant….it’s a lie.

When you are told to intentionally exhibit weakness in other to make him feel strong….it’s a lie.

When you are told to act unintelligent because your intelligence will put him off…it’s a lie.

When you are told that telling your spouse how to pleasure you sexually exposes you as a whore…..it’s a lie.

When you are told: Do not buy that first car, that house and do not get that degree as men are going to run…it’s a lie.

When you are told that having your own money, owning your own company will make you scary to men..It’s a lie.

When you are made to belive that your divine and sole purpose is to make babies and that all there is to you is your virgina….it’s a lie.

When you are told that ambition is bad and a show of Strength is repulsive to the man….it’s a lie.

When you are told that you should be confined to a small corner, a taped box and should not pursue your dreams because he feels threatened….It’s a lie.

When you are made to belive that your dependence on a man is your sole ticket to relevance….It’s a lie.

When you lose yourself and it is said to be an injustice to humanity……it is true.

The greatest gift of the world is being a woman, the greatest blessing For the world is being a strong woman.

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