Do You Know What it Means to be a Woman?
What does it mean to be a woman? Recently, a young man told me he was a woman. I have known him since he was a toddler and I never got the impression that he was a girl or in the wrong body. He was a rough and tumble kind of kid with that devilish look in his eye. Not that there aren’t girls like that, but I never thought of him as a girl. He is in college now and still gives me the impression of being a man. There is nothing about him, except for his words, that would lead me to believe that he is a woman.
I asked him a question: “What is a woman? How do you know you’re a woman?”
His response was, “I feel like a woman.”
To which I replied, “What does it mean to be a woman or to feel like a woman?”
He didn’t have another answer. Then I tried to answer that question myself. And I couldn’t. I don’t know what it means to be a woman.
So now I’m asking you, readers. Continue reading