Fearless She Wrote
Published in

Fearless She Wrote

How Women Are Socialised to Live With Pain

Not all pain is considered equal. Period.

Photo by Yuris Alhumaydy on Unsplash

Giving birth is perhaps one of the only occasions in a woman’s life where she is permitted to feel pain. It is universally accepted that childbirth is an abhorrent experience — in the Judeo-Christian worldview, it is literally a punishment from God. Some don’t even survive it.

Note: The word woman…

--

--

--

This is a space to empower differences, tell our stories, and share our lives together. We will not be silenced. We will be fearless. And we will write.

Recommended from Medium

The Pandemic is Burning Women’s Careers into Ashes and Dust

Women over the age of 30 should not…

Relaxers, to Natural Hair: Why Are Black Women Obsessed With Growing Long Hair?

Q&A: What is Vaginoplasty?

Man wears women’s clothes, why?

Gender Sustainability: Female Genital Mutilation and the Case Study of Gambia

Untold story of a brutally murdered young girl

Employment Factored In

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Abbey Heffer

Abbey Heffer

Specialist in modern authoritarianism, feminist, political scientist in progress (PhD). Everyday academia, low-brow, no jargon/acronyms/obscure Latin.

More from Medium

“I Was Drunk” Never Excuses Abuse

I’m Your Chill AF Girlfriend And I’m Ready For Us To Get Married But Honestly No Worries Either Way!

The Singer Who Died in 2 Weeks Trying Hard To Lose Weight

A sad woman lying on the bathroom floor in a red photo

Sir Matthew Hale, I Spit on Your Grave

I Spit on Your Grave The Matthew Hale Version, Leah Welborn