I am really disappointed in my own mother.
I come from a super conservative christian family (aka my mom) and today we were getting help from “missionaries” in order to move out the old furniture and build the new couches (finally, that old couch was broken to hell and back).
And my mom was…
She comes from a background that dictates antiquated, chauvinistic social mores with an iron fist, and one that’s especially strict toward women and their bodies. She sees the church as her authority in life, so in the home, where she is your authority she imitates the church’s style by standing on your throat the way it stands on hers.
She embraced that oppression. You don’t have to.