We are told.
We are told to be independent, but not too independent.
We are told to be free thinkers, but not to think too far.
We are told to do more, but not too much.
We are told to be more but stay exactly the same.
We are told to be strong, but not stronger than men.
We are told we’re free, but to remember not to taint the family name.
We are told that we must be successful, but to remember marriage comes first.
We are told that once we marry,  ownership is transferred from father to husband.
We are told to be educated, but not to question anything.
We are told we’re entitled to an opinion, but not to speak up.
We are told to dress conservatively, but not to wear baggy clothing.
We are told to be original but do not be different.
 
 
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