What is the Path for Women Single by Choice?

Lisa Martens
5 min readAug 10, 2021
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When I was a girl, careerism didn’t sit right with me. But I also didn’t want to be a housewife and mom. I remember reading Sylvia Plath’s description of motherhood — basically an unending supply of whole milk in the suburbs — and dreading it.

I remember George Carlin discussing feminism, and this part in particular struck true to me:

What’s the alternative to…

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Lisa Martens

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