Skip to comments.I'm a Successful Playwright... but Feminism has Turned me into a Failure
Posted on 02/09/2009 6:28:04 PM PST by nickcarraway
As a successful playwright this woman should have the world at her feet. So why, at 36, does she feel bitterly unfulfilled?
Though I never thought I would be saying this, being a free woman isn't all it's cracked up to be. Is that the rustle of taffeta I hear as the suffragettes turn in their grave? Very possibly.
My mother - a film-maker - was a hippy who kept a pile of dusty books by Germaine Greer and Erica Jong by her bedside. (Like every good feminist, she didn't see why she should do all the cleaning.) She imbued me with the great values of choice, equality and sexual liberation.
As a result, I fought with my older brother and won, and at university I beat the rugby lads at drinking games. I was not to be messed with. Inner truth: Zoe Lewis has come to yearn for marriage and motherhood
Inner truth: Zoe Lewis has come to yearn for marriage and motherhood
But, at nearly 37, those same values leave me feeling cold. Now, I want love and children, but they are nowhere to be seen.
When I was growing up, I was led to believe by my mother and other women of her generation that women could 'have it all', and, more to the point, that we wanted it all. To that end, I have spent 20 years ruthlessly pursuing my dream of being a successful playwright. I have sacrificed all my womanly duties and laid it all at the altar of a career. And was it worth it? The answer has to be a resounding no.
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Another birth control victim.
Note to any man with 50ft of this woman...run away!
Now, I want love and children, but they are nowhere to be seen.
Nothing personal, but, uh, I understand why. You still look like your hippy mother. Get feminine, guy!
Reminds me of a story I saw in my armory...
A man asked a woman to marry him. The woman said "No." So the man lived happily ever after. The end.
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I feel sadness for her and women like her. They have been conned, and unfortunately, we have only one life to live.
Ooopps. Wrong thread.
Not quite. Our little friend Zoe spent 20 years ruthlessly pursuing someone else's idea of feminism, hiding inside a career as a playwright.
Not only can no one have everything, Zoe is going to wind up with pitifully little.
I know quite a few 60-year-old women who look younger and healthier than her.
Read the article.
These women have destroyed countless lives beyond their own.
These women can rot in hell.
Is that a rosary around her neck? They aren’t jewelry, sweetie.
Unbelievable. I remember that young lady and she had no interest whatsoever in such things.
Today my marriage and my husband is the second most meaningful, fulfilled (as well as ever changing) accomplishment and gift of my entire life. The first is my relationship with my Lord.
until GOD shockingly intervened (forgot the God part above)
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Rosary around the neck is the ultimate cry for help.
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