I think that the reading this week was very interesting. All the reading, just make me see the "unhappy" side of motherhood. I know it is a very bad thing to think that motherhood is not a wonderful thing but the reading this week just enforce the idea that motherhood is not fun. I mean yes, motherhood is a wonderful thing that can change a girl life forever but its the fact that you give up so much just to make another life happy, sometime its totally worth it but many of the time many people regretted their decisions and never really express that they regretted it. What really struck me to say this is the line from Yvonne Vera, "Who baby is it", the line: "A newly born baby, the mother thought, a new life. It grieved her to think of it, but especially to think of her own little girl, whom she is raising alone" this line just totally make me think that wow, even though it's is a new life, it just make it sad to think that the mom is raising the kid alone and it is not what she wanted. She want to raise her baby with her husband and the fact that she is a single mom just make everything so sad. Although, she never said directly to her child or anyone else that she is sad somehow I have a feeling that deep down she is actually grieving at herself, at her decisions to make such a big decisions that had change her life forever. Sometime, the media just portray motherhood as the most happiest thing ever and this week reading just made me realize that it's not like that. I am just amazed that how powerful a women is to keep her feeling all inside and to push forward for her kid. Thats why I admired motherhood. i just really do.
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