Despite stricter laws and stiff punishment in the aftermath of the Delhi gangrape case, incidents of eve-teasing and sexual harassment of women witness a steady rise, says a book putting the blame on the patriarchal society, commodification of women and lack of awareness about the law. Incidents of sexual harassment are spreading like an epidemic, says Deepa Awasthi, a freelance researcher and a social activist who has edited the book "Eve Teasing, a Social Epidemic", published by Kalpaz Publications. The book is a collection of research work by scholars, most of them women. The problem of eve teasing should not be trivialised and reduced to a law-and-order problem as it can often escalate into violent crime like rape and murder, she says, adding it is a problem of patriarchal attitude. Women are made to feel vulnerable and the weaker sex. Eve teasing can be perceived as an outgrowth of the gender biased socialisation process and a mechanism by which men assert power and dominance over women," she says.
The South has endless rolling fields, sweet tea, and some of the nicest people you will ever encounter, but southern culture has been soured by problematic standards for women rooted in faith. Most southerners are Christian—myself included—yet I've found that misinterpretations of the Bible inform most people's view of women and the strict guidelines we're supposed to follow. So while some say life would be easier if it came with an instruction manual, I beg to differ. I could be an astronaut, but I would also be expected to have dinner ready for my family after a long day at NASA. Once a year at chapel, girls and boys would be separated. As an extension of serving God, my life was meant to revolve around serving men. And it had a lasting impact. This idea of serving men led me to obsess over my appearance and become what I thought the boys around me wanted. With pressure like this from my community, I spent most of my life believing that this was the reality: men only wanted sex.
At the onset of her fourth year in college, Eve has learned quite a few things about sex. I have, at times, wished I were a man. But sometimes, dammit, it would be nice to live on the corner of Easy and Penis streets, where all the ladies know your name. There are just so many perks. Men can pee anywhere they want. The world is a safer place for them. Men can eat more than women without gaining weight.
And the you've seen the CES letter. I hate to be so undiplomatic, but it will always create friction in your life to have this level of religious difference. I intend to spend some quality time in the temple, with my bishop, and with close family and friends as I think and pray my way through this decision, but I would also value your insights into this. Well if she knew or ever found out, in her eyes you'll be a loathsome perverted deviant in need of sex addiction counseling. I hope I can forgive it someday, but even still my anger is red hot. My children started a new school this year and up until last week, my husband couldn't have told you what time they started or where to drop them off. Cookies make wikiHow better. We feel good about our choices, but know it might not be the right path for everyone. On the other hand, if you believe God is bigger than we can imagine, and is not constrained by religious dogma, you have as good a chance as any at a happy, thriving relationship. Anyways, any advice on which of those times would be best since I know both have to be a sacrifice for him of some sort.