Amira Vs Adulthood

When I was a child, I used to dream about being an adult. “Gosh,” I thought to myself, “I can’t wait until I’m tall enough to put these dishes away without climbing on the kitchen counter.” Or, “I can’t wait until I’m old enough to not listen to my parents when they tell me to…

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Dear Society: Stop Telling Me To Have Kids

“You just haven’t met the right man yet.” “Your clock will start ticking one of these days!” “I know it seems like you don’t want kids now, but just give it time.” “You’re too pretty/smart/nice NOT to have kids.” “Trust me, you’ll want kids one day.” “You’re going to be such a great mom!” “Women who…

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