Culture: Woman laments the ordeal of having no male child

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Culture: Woman laments the ordeal of having no male child

Disheartening

I Was Shamed, İnsulted And Made to Feel İncomplete for Birthing Only Girls.

When I gave birth to my last daughter my fellow woman who came to visit me told me sorry ( sorry for what exactly 🤷 I gave birth to another girl)

Another one who just got married told me she would rather wait till God is ready to give her a baby boy, than to fill the house with girls etc.

This is the gravity of child shaming I received.

The one that broke the camel’s back was when a boy who always call me mummy was overhead by the mum, she flared up and warned him seriously never to try it again, she said I don’t deserve to be called Mum by a boy because I don’t know what it feels like to give birth to a baby boy.

And on and many more.

I was made to believe that a woman in Igbo land don’t have to say and is incomplete when she don’t have a male child.

My daughter was once beaten by an older boy in school and she came back and told me; mummy please we need a brother😥

I cried unto God telling him to complete me and give me a male child, because it now seems it was the only thing I was lacking, for my husband, he is ok with the girls, those who knows me and my girls are aware I don’t joke with them, I value and cherish them, if you have not given birth to a female child when you see my girls you will grow jealous or rather admire them.

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But the society told me I was incomplete; We are problem to our selves.

My God heard me and blessed me with a male child and the same gender still say am ungrateful?

They refused to understand how grateful I am to God and still insult me.

All those who used derogative words towards me may God forgive you all.

If u are one of those women who make other women die silently because they don’t have a male child or a particular gender may God also forgive you.

With my full chest I still say am a complete woman🙌 am grateful oh Lord.

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EZIOKWU BU NDU

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Elekwachi Chukwudi Joseph Champion

From Aro-Ogii in Okigwe LGA, Imo State Nigeria and lives in the FCT, Abuja. Blogger and content creator. Ethical Hacker, Webmaster, App Developer, Freelancer and ICT Consultant. Chartered Manager, Human Resource Manager, Project Manager, Customer Relationship Manager, Health and Safety Executive, Peer Educator Trainer and a preacher.
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