Girl's Mom Wanted Some Girls-Only Playtime On The Public Playground, So She Decided To Kick The Boy Out
August 12, 2019 21:34 By Mambee
There is a fine line between feminism and unfounded bitterness for men, and many supposed 'feminists' tend to cross it. It is undeniable that the line has been crossed when an unidentified mother let her anger extend to an innocent little boy.
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In an anonymous post sent to Washington Post advice columnist Carolyn Hax, a girl's mom wanted to know how she could persuade a boy's mom into letting her territorialize a public playground.
The undisclosed mother tried to exonerate herself by claiming that she and other mothers, with female children, came together for some girl-time.
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They felt that the presence of a little boy, who came to the playground with his mother, would disrupt their girls-only outing at the public place. Therefore, she approached the boy's mother to ask them to exit the playground.
With all justification, the boy's mother rejected her suggestion and felt insulted by the request. Now, the girl's mother wanted to know how she could appease the boy's mother and get her to leave next time.
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"If she comes back, is there a better way I can approach her? This has been such a sweet time for moms and daughters, and having a boy there is naturally going to change things."
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The anonymous writer's actions were utterly disappointing, and her justification even more distasteful.
"We live in a world where boys get everything and girls are left with the crumbs, and I would think this mom would realize that, but she seems to think her son is entitled to crash this girls-only time."
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However, the girl's mother must have gotten the shock of her life because Hax didn't take her side as the mom must have assumed.
Hax, a mother of three boys, was bewildered by the woman's story and how she felt she was right for treating a child in that manner.
Telling the boy and his mother to leave was a hurtful thing to do. Even more, who knows if the boy's mother was also trying to have an excellent time but the girl's mother ruined it because of her selfish reasons?
"If you're going to accuse anyone of being "entitled," then ask yourself who was claiming possession of public space for her own purposes."
Many commenters agreed with Hax and castigated the mother for punishing the young boy for sins of men. Hax advised the mother that, if at all she wanted a girl only party, she should do it on private property and not in a public park.
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Even though the anonymous mother meant no harm, she unknowingly passed on a negative stereotype about boys to her daughter. She needs to do better!