Growing Up Research Paper

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“You are now 18, standing on the precipice, trembling before your own greatness. Who’s say you are too young and delicate to make anything happen for yourself. They don’t see the part of you that smolders. Don’t let their doubting drown out the sound of your own heartbeat… You are needed by all the little girls still living in secret, writing oceans made of monsters and throwing like lightening. You are stronger than the world has ever believed you to be. ” Clementine von Radics. Growing up is so exciting; milestones are passed, maturing takes place, and learning about the world around you can be exhilarating. I believe that what is learned in this process of growing up is crucial to who we are and what we accept and hold true to as adults.…show more content…
I believe that instead of enforcing gender stereotypes, negative gender stamina, and giving these young girls and boys these boxes to fit themselves into; we should raise this next generation free of these expectations and the negative effects they have. We should no longer stifle the fire and ambitions of young girls. In todays society, women are still being discriminated against for simply being women. Think of the amazing outlook on gender young girls and boys would have if doing anything “like a girl” was no longer an insult. If boys crying didn't make them any less “manly”. The world needs to stop linking gender to things that are genderless. Part of the reason why gender inequality has become the issue that it has today is due to these stereotypes and especially the negative stamina behind anything that has to do with women. When did being “feminine” or female become something to be ashamed

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