Working woman or a Housewife-What would you like to be if given a choice?

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  • #71973
     Saloni_fizzy sparkles 
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    #71973

    Some women prefer to work at their workplaces while some want to become housewives.. With Mira Rajput creating bold statements there has been a lot of controversies around.. What would you like to be if given a choice.. Would you love to be a home-maker or would you like to work? :high5: :high5:

  • #71974
     ID 
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    #71974

    I am a confused soul. I absolutely enjoy my job but feel guilty almost everyday for not giving enough time to kids. :sad: I feel some day the Mom in me will win and I will quit this job.

  • #71975
    Nidhi Nidhi 
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    #71975

    I would want both! As of now I work full-time, and get tired /bored on weekends if we don’t have any plans. So, I don’t know if I can be a home-maker. So, I would want 1 month as home-maker, and 1 month as full-time working :biggrin: :biggrin:

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  • #71982
     Sonu 
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    #71982

    I am a working woman . I would definitely want to have a balanced personal and professional life.

  • #71986
     Smita T 
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    #71986

    I read about Mira Rajput’s statements as well. Its sad that celebrities face backlash on any statement they make. Its her choice to be a house wife yaar, she obviously knows the pros and cons. We can either agree or disagree with her, but we have no right to criticise her choice. Personally I would like to be a working woman as long as possible, if nothing at least work part- time. But its definitely an individual choice.

    • #71998
      ShikhaSS ShikhaSS 
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      #71998

      Yes, celebs also have the right to say anything but they cannot go out and claim that working women treat their kids as puppies. :nono:

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    • #72053
       Smita T 
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      #72053

      She said that?? Was not aware. That’s an irresponsible statement to make.

  • #71989
     Anj 
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    #71989

    WorkiNg woman and I guess we can manage both.

  • #72000
     Mimly 
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    #72000

    Entrepreneur…would like to manage my own business where I am d boss..and I can have a more flexible timing.

  • #72003
    Captain obvious Captain obvious 
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    #72003

    I want to get married to a rich hot guy. Neither earn money and get household work done by maids. And then go around shitting on women who are working their asses off to make their ends meet by calling them irresponsible and saying they “treat theit kids like puppies”.

    Mira rajput is a privileged woman. She can exercise the choice of staying at home and spending as much time possible -something which an ordinary woman does not enjoy. And she goes around shaming them while she herself has done nothing much commamdable herself. She is participating in the same mommy war which she says standing against in the first place.

    I will never ever put her in the same category as housewives who work from morning 6 till 11 at night. I have never seen these women be so insecure about public perception of their work that they go around putting other women down. :nono:

    • #72081
      ShikhaSS ShikhaSS 
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      #72081

      Very well said, Captain. :jaiho:

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  • #72005
     vaani 
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    #72005

    I would actually like a combination. I love working and I love my job. My passion is writing and I work as a journalist. However, I do feel that in the future when I have kids I would rather be a stay-at-home mom. I would like to continue writing from home while actually being home for my family. Best of both worlds if it works out.

  • #72013
    Shuchita Shuchita 
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    #72013

    I cannot be a housewife- I even get bored if I am not constantly busy at work. I hated my forced maternity leave (due to pregnancy issues) and the time when I sat at home for 2.5 months post-marriage in the US. I have survived busy medical training with overnight and weekend stays at the hospital with a baby. And my son knows mommy works and studies at home too. I hope I can continue working as long as I live.
    I actually feel uncomfortable in the typical suburban mom role. I cannot organize birthday parties, bake cookies, or cook delicious meals. Instead I prefer to earn enough to delegate all these responsibilities to others.

  • #72030
    nupoor_n nupoor_n 
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    #72030

    I would like to retire early and do whatever I want. Why are there only two stereotypes – Working and housewife.
    I would rather earn well, retire early and do something I find my interest taking me without worrying about the money or a baby.

  • #72036
    pllvb pllvb 
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    #72036

    I am a working woman by choice even today. It gives me independence, perspective, joy, interaction with other people and a sense of identity and all these factors are very important to me. It’s an extension of my personality.

  • #72055
     mansi jain 
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    #72055

    I don’t mind any of them and i will do as the situations need! if i had to quit my job for my baby I will. Though i don’t wanna have a baby in the first place but I know that is not possible living in India. I don’t see anyone as a lesser counterpart. every one has their own need,commitment and issues so i just feel like,neither working women should judge a full time homemaker(think people bashing meera rajput) and vice versa

  • #72064
    Suchitra Suchitra 
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    #72064

    I would like to do both. I am a working woman and am blessed to have my mother in law take good care of my son. That support system does contribute to my desire to continue working. But I would rather spend some quality time with my son and spend time earning enough money to satisfy his needs and my small wants as well. :hihi: Best of both worlds for me. Only thing is I would like to spend less time on travel and be able to spend it with my son. #Mumbaitrains

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  • #72117
     Madhur 
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    #72117

    I prefer to remain working woman. I will go crazy and bored to death if I have to be a housewife.

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