Let me preface this by I am not a single female and that I try really hard not to read those corny Facebook posts about why being a single mom is so hard or how the nanny killed a newborn by not paying attention to it (please do not waste your time reading those articles because you will wish you had lit you eyeballs on fire after).
Yet of course today I clicked on one that was about how being married is so incredibly difficult. There’s projects on the house to work on, there are disagreements, there are days of hatred between significant others. It IS hard.
My problem with the post was it shamed women that wanted to be married and have children because they are looking for it for the wrong reasons, the dress, the adorable baby, etc.
I CANNOT PHYSICALLY HANDLE THE PAIN IN MY CHEST CAUSED BY THE STUPIDITY OF PEOPLE COMMENTING ON THESE POSTS AND ENCOURAGING IT.
“Then stop reading”. But I can’t. It’s like a Kate Spade surprise sale sending you emails every six hours reminding you that everything is 75% off.
We shame people. We analyze everything thing we do and decide to write posts about.
Yes you should be married, no you should be single, you should be a stay at home mom, working mothers give their kids more value, these people are liberal snowflakes, these people are white supremacists.
We can’t take it anymore! Someone make it stop! We’re overloaded with opinions every single day, day in and day out and we cannot possible care anymore. But we’re taught that technology=power, and so we keep getting sucked in, reading bigoted comment after bigoted comment.
I am sad. Truly sad that we feed into this non stop, judgmental cluster fuck every day. And that I continue to read them.