Many parents let the boys raise themselves – Simi

Written by on July 24, 2021

Nigerian singer Simi believes many parents raised their daughters while they left the boys to raise themselves.

The music star disclosed this known on her Instagram Stories 

She said that it is mostly common for  men to get away with stuff that women will be slammed for. 

She wrote , “Many parents raised their daughters and let the boys raise themselves. This is why a lot of people think boys are easier to raise. If these boys fumble they say ”boys will be boys.” If the girls fumble the exact same fumble, they say she is wayward or wasn’t raised right,”

The pressure to make good decisions is more intense for women. Men are usually able to make whatever choices or mistakes and to take more risks because society will excuse them because ‘boys will be boys.’ What a privilege

“Hence, more effort is put in raising girls. She’s taught to be a good wife, good mum, prudent, enduring, faithful, perfect, or whatever society’s version of perfect is. Men are taught to make money and provide.”

She added, I think the tide is changing a little with our generation. More women are realising they are more than what society expects. I love this for us.

Credit: Pulse

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