Family Orientation Doesn’t Exist

Women Of Caliber
3 min readJun 13, 2024

It’s an aesthetic, and there’s so much more to unwrap.

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Note: this is written from a matriarchial, energy work point of view. If this triggers you, just know that society has considered many things okay when it’s not.

Family orientation as an idea is all about the idea of a family through rose-colored glasses. However, as a concept, it’s false, because the masculine collective doesn’t comprehend a few things, and over time, because of the systems we live and operate in —it doesn’t actually work.

Family orientation is a nice way of saying a pleasing family aesthetic where you see nothing wrong. A lot of women who complain about domestic labor, and how they’re mentally, physically, and emotionally overworked —see the inequity of how their masculine counterpart doesn’t take the load off of their shoulders. It’s also in studies that women do more work in egalitarian societies and relationships. More importantly, as a society, we haven’t deconditioned ourselves from seeing how women are a part of men's games. Men, objectively saying, are raised to be self-centered — women are not.

If a man is not head over heels for you and doesn’t genuinely like and respect you, the family can’t sustain. I’ve personally seen countless fathers who chose to be absent from their family lives, simply because they only became fathers for…

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