Dear Housewife

To the dear lady who is always portrayed to be the one sitting in front of a TV set and being jobless

I am sorry,
that people don’t respect what you do
that your kids ask you the question of what have you done?
That you aren’t their hero and they constantly compare you to their father
They fail to understand your resilience and call you weak
That it took years for people to realise that you are the house maker
That the only place they talk about you is tv series where they show you as a person whose only stress is the perfect pie you cook and the colour of the tablecloth
That even after knowing the kind of hard work you do, you are always portrayed as a lady with pitch-perfect makeup
.
.
.

let me tell you, that you are way more than what they show you to be
And
Don’t compare yourself to the working women who play your roles on tv, you don’t need to worry about sheets, laundry and your looks

BUT

There are always exceptions, aren’t there?
The ones who know your importance
The ones who treat you well
The ones who don’t expect you to be a superhuman
and the ones who accept you as who you are
And this women’s day Let’s not just talk about the women but also the men who understand women in the time of need
Who celebrate Women’s Day every day

– A party is nothing without the loved ones


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