Being A Superwoman Is Not Going To Help You

  • Women are expected to fill the shoes of their mother-in-law to ensure their husbands are not forced to step beyond their comfort zone after marriage. This, in fact, becomes the yardstick to judge if she is a ‘good wife’
  • Women have to stand shoulder to shoulder with their husbands to financially support the family
  • Women need to embrace her husband’s family with gusto even though the husband shows little to no inclination to accept her family as his own
  • Women have to be socially active and manage relationships with friends and family, well because — why not?
  • Women need to look after themselves to make sure they look impeccable else face the wrath of the society by being chastised that she is not ‘woman enough’
  • Lastly and more importantly, women have to look after their children while husbands play a comfortable second fiddle because women are the primary caregivers — isn’t that how mother nature intended it?

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I’ve lived in three continents and eight cities. I like to write about my experiences as an immigrant outside my home country and my personal growth story.

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Neeti Bisht

Neeti Bisht

I’ve lived in three continents and eight cities. I like to write about my experiences as an immigrant outside my home country and my personal growth story.