Happy to be a woman -- And men are really appreciated.

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@Kandae11 (35967)
March 8, 2018 12:09pm CST
Today - International Women's Day, I thought of some of the things that make me happy to be a woman - and a few of the things that I appreciate about men. Here are three things (out of many) that I like about being a woman -(1) I can bring forth a new life into the world. (2) I can wear makeup whenever I want to. (3) I can cry whenever I want to. About men - they play a very important role in the continuation of life - and life on a whole. Even though I am all for equality, there are some jobs men do that I could not and would not want to do. For example - any job that needs a lot of muscle , is dangerous or entails getting dirty. What makes you happy to be a woman - or happy to be a man?. There must be many more reasons along with the three I mentioned.
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@Corbin5 (103216)
• United States
8 Mar
I am happy to be a woman because the most beautiful word I have ever been called is "Mom."
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@Kandae11 (35967)
8 Mar
Wonderful! I love that too.
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@just4him (113414)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
10 Mar
@Corbin5 That is a beautiful word.
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@Corbin5 (103216)
• United States
10 Mar
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@JustBhem (32656)
• Davao, Philippines
8 Mar
Well, I am happy to be a woman because there's a man who loves me.
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@Kandae11 (35967)
8 Mar
Good reason too. He is a very caring man.
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@JustBhem (32656)
• Davao, Philippines
9 Mar
@Kandae11 Yes, despite my challenges is life, he is there for me.
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@Kandae11 (35967)
9 Mar
@JustBhem I love that.
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• Eugene, Oregon
8 Mar
I am happy to be a man in part because I think it is simpler than being a woman. But the roles that men play are changing and old stereotypes are useless in the 21st Century, I think. I am very happy for the presence of women in the world and in my life.
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@Kandae11 (35967)
8 Mar
Life certainly won't be the same without both. Yes times and stereotypes have changed in the 21st century - no problem with stay at home husbands and working wives. I see you have a new profile pic.
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@db20747 (7499)
• Washington, District Of Columbia
15 Mar
@Kandae11 oh no!!! They ain't stayin' home on me!!! Unless if course their job is from home!!
@mydanods (6761)
• Nigeria
8 Mar
I really can't say why I am happy to be a man. I have always taken it for granted that I am a man and that is that. What is so special about the genders anyway except that the women don't build muscles?
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@Kandae11 (35967)
8 Mar
And a man can't bear children.
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@mydanods (6761)
• Nigeria
8 Mar
@Kandae11 One day we will. Just wait for the next century to come.
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@Kandae11 (35967)
8 Mar
@mydanods Happily I will not be around.
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@JudyEv (121368)
• Bunbury, Australia
8 Mar
I agree that equality is all very well but some jobs really are suited better suited to men although SOME women could manage them. A young friend trained as a butcher and was good at it but hurt her back because she was expected to empty heavy drums from time to time.
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@Kandae11 (35967)
9 Mar
I agree - women could do almost any job if they really put their mind to it, but that's not me.
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@JudyEv (121368)
• Bunbury, Australia
12 Mar
@Kandae11 Me either. We have three nieces who are all engineers - one is a petroleum engineer, one a civil and the other works in aeronautics.
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@db20747 (7499)
• Washington, District Of Columbia
15 Mar
She should asked a man to lift that heavy drum!!
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@kobesbuddy (43881)
• East Tawas, Michigan
8 Mar
I am very happy, being a woman. I'd never want to fill the shoes of a man! Men usually jump to open doors for me, which I'm very flattered by. If another man is coming through the door, they let them open it for themselves! LOL I love being a mother and a grandma:)
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@Kandae11 (35967)
9 Mar
Me too - I would never want to be a man.
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@kobesbuddy (43881)
• East Tawas, Michigan
9 Mar
@Kandae11 As a small child, I said that I'd rather be a boy. When I reached 10-12 years old, I was very happy to be a girl!
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@Kandae11 (35967)
9 Mar
@kobesbuddy As a child I wanted to be a firefighter - that changed at age 12.
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@DianneN (76155)
• United States
14 Mar
I'm happy being a wife, mother, and grandmother. I also enjoy being a girly girl and all it entails. lol
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@Kandae11 (35967)
14 Mar
I am definitely a girly girl.
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@DianneN (76155)
• United States
15 Mar
@db20747 (7499)
• Washington, District Of Columbia
15 Mar
I call my friends girly girly!!
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@UncleJoe (9751)
• Virginia Beach, Virginia
10 Mar
When I was a woman I was never happy.
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@Kandae11 (35967)
10 Mar
The important thing is that you are happy now.
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@db20747 (7499)
• Washington, District Of Columbia
15 Mar
U mean u turned into a man?
@LadyDuck (152523)
• Switzerland
9 Mar
I am happy to be a woman because I love more the jobs and tasks that women do.
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@Kandae11 (35967)
9 Mar
Women are nurturers - they take care of everyone.
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@LadyDuck (152523)
• Switzerland
9 Mar
@Kandae11 You are right, we always care of everyone and everything.
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@dodo19 (32653)
• Beaconsfield, Quebec
8 Mar
Honestly, I do love being a woman. The best part for me was being pregnant with my kids and giving birth. Although not always easy, it was totally worth it. Best part of my life.
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@Kandae11 (35967)
8 Mar
All the pain and discomfort is forgotten when you hold that precious bundle.
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@dodo19 (32653)
• Beaconsfield, Quebec
8 Mar
@Kandae11 absolutely
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@Madshadi (8937)
• Brussels, Belgium
8 Mar
Wish you a happy woman’s day
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@Kandae11 (35967)
9 Mar
Same to you.
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@TRBRocks420 (75681)
• Banks, Oregon
8 Mar
Happy International women's day my friend.
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@Kandae11 (35967)
8 Mar
Thank you.
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@nela13 (6083)
• Portugal
8 Mar
Who runs the world? Girls we are amazing and fantastic
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@Kandae11 (35967)
8 Mar
Oh yes.
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@jstory07 (66140)
• Roseburg, Oregon
8 Mar
I like being a women and letting my husband pamper me.
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@Kandae11 (35967)
8 Mar
If there is no one around to do it, I pamper myself.
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@acelawrites (10931)
• Philippines
8 Mar
I am happy to be a woman who makes our family complete and happy.
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@Kandae11 (35967)
8 Mar
Wonderful!
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@nanette64 (17479)
• Fairfield, Texas
9 Mar
Believe it or not @Kandae11 ; not a single thing. I should have been born a critter.
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@Kandae11 (35967)
9 Mar
You are not happy with who you are?
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@nanette64 (17479)
• Fairfield, Texas
10 Mar
@Kandae11 I'm a well-educated woman who made a lot of dumb mistakes in her life. My Dad wanted nothing but boys and unfortunately he had mostly girls but treated us as boys. So yup, 'gender confusion' would be a good description of me.
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@Kandae11 (35967)
10 Mar
@nanette64 I made some mistakes I wish I hadn't too, but I try not to worry about it now.
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@LeaPea2417 (19858)
• Toccoa, Georgia
9 Mar
The reasons you say above is why I am happy to be a woman.
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@mydanods (6761)
• Nigeria
9 Mar
It's the international women's day. Why shouldn't she be happy.
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@Kandae11 (35967)
9 Mar
@mydanods It all depends- some event or occurrence could result in me being unhappy on that day - but I could be very happy on other days. In fact - every day should be Women's Day.
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@mydanods (6761)
• Nigeria
9 Mar
@Kandae11 That's the way things should be. Every day should be women's day and men's day.
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@Juliaacv (29658)
• Canada
9 Mar
I have to agree with you totally on the bringing new life into our world point. I like a strong man, one that can lift things easily. I guess that is the old fashioned chivalry that I like. And I like naturally being soft, and being able to always be soft and add that to the world that we live in.
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@Kandae11 (35967)
9 Mar
That is exactly the way I think.
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@Juliaacv (29658)
• Canada
9 Mar
@Kandae11 They should have offered pink emojis for Womens Day!
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@Kandae11 (35967)
9 Mar
@Juliaacv Great idea.
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• Preston, England
9 Mar
hope international women's day went well, a hugely important year for it with so many abuse issues coming to light, and such a sexist slob US president at present. In many ways being male to me means an absence of so much that women have to endure, periods, pregnancy, morning sickness, birth, etc - we get off so lightly by comparison
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@Kandae11 (35967)
9 Mar
You are right - males do get off lightly. I heard this saying somewhere - "woman carry heavy burden". I am still happy that I am a female.
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• Preston, England
9 Mar
@Kandae11 great that we can be happy to be who we are
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@mydanods (6761)
• Nigeria
9 Mar
@arthurchappell It's great. I think so too.
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@allknowing (63502)
• India
8 Mar
Men have that attitude of protecting women and I like that and when it comes to me I like being in charge of the household.
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@Kandae11 (35967)
9 Mar
One of the very few things I don't like about living single. If a burglar enters my house, I will have to face him.
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@allknowing (63502)
• India
9 Mar
@Kandae11 Be careful - they may rape you
@Kandae11 (35967)
9 Mar
@allknowing I am armed with pepper spray!
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