The other day we talked about the Cinderella complex, a social and psychological phenomenon that leads many women to try to fit into the role of fragile, dependent woman waiting for her blue prince.
Part of the existence of the Cinderella complex is due to the fact that, culturally, the role of a dependent woman it remains valued as something desirable and close to virtue and purity. In fact, until recently, the most important time in any woman’s life was considered to be getting married and looking after a household (i.e. bonding in the sphere of life). domesticated).
That’s why it’s positive highlight the qualities of female roles characterized by character, assertiveness and the leadership capacity that revolutionaries can look like today, even if lies appear, in the world of couples and personal relationships.
Claiming the independent woman
What if we add the word “independence” to a concept traditionally associated with submission to man? Whether you are male or female, straight or not, it’s good to think about why it’s worth it fall in love with the figure of the independent and autonomous woman, Which is not interesting to please others, but above all to have fun.
Below we will look at some of the reasons for advocating for the figure of empowered women.
1. They know what they want in a relationship
By getting to know yourself better than anyone else and by having clear sentimental perspectivesThe empowered woman has no respect for the characteristics she seeks in a couple, or even for the flaws and qualities of this hypothetical relationship.
2. Set goals that you are trying to set
Another reason to fall in love with the independent woman it has to do with its own ambitions, Illusions of the future and beliefs in different areas of their life, which is much more appealing than being around someone who is less concerned or conformist. There is nothing healthier than being with someone you admire and who offers the chance to experience new sensations.
3. They are driven to overcome
An independent woman will push herself and the people in her life, she will try to achieve her own goals and the happiness of those around her. The reason is his will, Necessary to live therefore a philosophy of life marked by self-sufficiency.
4. They are honest
Here we find another hallmark of empowering a woman, and that is that it goes with the truth in front. They won’t try to alleviate problems with their partner if it means perpetuating a toxic relationship, but instead will face the solution by saying exactly what they feel and think. And with that … until the drama later!
5. They learn from others
Constant learning is liberating, which is why independent women are motivated and geared towards acquiring new knowledge. This not only enriches their life, but also allows others to have someone nearby with whom to share many interesting and stimulating topics of conversation. In fact, developing your own criteria is a necessary thing to avoid manipulation by other people.
Of course, it’s not about accumulating knowledge and skills to impress a potential partner – this progress is valued as a type of positive personal growth in and of itself. Not to please someone, But to have fun. This aspect defines how independent women relate to their self-esteem.
6. They care about others
He falls or generally wants to fall into the error that the independent and self-sufficient woman tends to care about the people around her. However, this is not the case. The fact of being subjected to the pressure of certain cultural vestiges still anchored in masculinity makes this class of people accustomed to weaving solidarity networks with others. They are there when you need them and where you need them.
7. They know how to listen and give advice
Due to their lived experiences, they will give the best advice on subjects in which they are experts, because they have a perfect knowledge of the people around them, as well as themselves thanks to the fact that they have developed. a relatively high degree of self-knowledge (Consequence of having faced many challenges independently).
8. The perfect travel companions
Nothing is more appropriate than the company of the self-sufficient woman, for she is the most convenient for those trips and adventures in which lose through unknown areas without a predefined plan and he likes anything that allows him to see the world from another point of view.
Numerous statistics and reports relating to the domestic sphere guarantee that women take an average of four years longer to become independent from their family home than men. However, both economic and psychological empowerment is a step that women have set for themselves and which, when the right circumstances arise, they manage to accomplish.
Of course, this doesn’t just happen by working individually. If the independent woman turns out to be something so “exotic”, it is because, among other things, why behaving as autonomously as a man is always penalized In many ways. For example, in business meetings, women workers who give their opinions as often as their male colleagues in the same gang are frowned upon, some research has found.