An Open Letter To Present and Future Woman
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An Open Letter To Present and Future Woman

We are who we are, don't let a man change you.

An Open Letter To Present and Future Woman

Dear women of this generation,

How is life treating you? Have you been knocked down by standards that you unrealistically do not meet? How about the fashion industry, they promote superficial standards that are not made to make sense to the human eye. We are being trumped by Trump, yet we sit there like mice and take it. As if this were the eighteenth century again, we are enabling and allowing ourselves to be dictated by the opposite gender, and not allowing ourselves to blossom and speak with the voice we were by many powerful women before us to speak with.

I'm not referencing the women that have faced head on, but the women who have impacted lives, have shown each woman of this generation to figure out their strengths, where they believe they need to improve, not what a man says she needs to improve. Not one woman from one race, from all races; Malala Yousafzai, Michelle Obama, Jennifer Lawrence, Eleanor Roosevelt; Rosa Parks; and Bianca Jagger. These women, present and past, have altered the way the world views everyday women. Don't let the stereotypes effect the way you live life. Show your husband, boyfriend, fiance, or male friends that you are worthy of living the life you know you were destined for. Tell your mother, or anyone who feels like a mother to you, how great of a woman they are, don't tear each other down, that's what the men want to reel us back in and become the isolated woman that has since been changed into the outspoken one who has a mind of their own.

So when the next president comes into office, don't alter your life in any way; don't pay attention to the one who will potentially give women a bad representation nor the man who wants the average woman to finish high school and begin a family. Don't let it happen, because we are the voice for the next generations, and we are the cause and effect for how we work out problems for the country and our everyday lives.


A woman of this generation.


Dear women of future generations,

Welcome to our world, where it is still undecided if women are worthy of being treated equal and with respect. Don't settle for a simple minded man, settle for the one who wants to know about you and your opinion on topics that relate to the world, not relating to if you, the woman, should remain at home or go into a world where women are not seen as qualified as men. Don't let that alter your way of thinking. I know how this can eat away at self-confidence and make you think you are not good enough. However, you are good enough.

You're good enough, because you are a woman. Without a woman, there would not be future generations to help carry on the legacy a man first started. Without women, men would realistically be lost in this world. You, a woman of the future, are capable of so much, and you are a valuable asset to this world. Remember Malala Yousafzai, she is an activist for women and young girls, especially. She was shot by a terrorist group because where she comes from, they don't believe women should attend school, or University. Be the change the world needs. Don't settle for anything less.

So when the next president comes into office, don't change your plans for the future. Are you planning on attending an Ivy League? Go for it, you can do it! A current woman of this generation believes that you, the future generation woman, can make an impact. Whether the president is the one who carves a pathway only men can cross, or the one who might set an unsettling outlook on the way women may be portrayed, don't settle for less. All in all, don't orchestrate something that your future generations will later have to attempt to fix; we've spent almost two-hundred years trying to help all women become equal, don't let a strike or any other fight that is physical show women are not capable of equality.

Don't let it be the downfall of your generation, be the rise that shows the close-minded men that women are capable of doing more, no matter the stereotype.


A woman who is creating your future.

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