The Predefined Roles of the Male and the Female

In the modern world, corrupted as it has gotten with the lies of feminism, we have lost the meaning of the word “woman.”

We women no longer know what it means to be a woman.

We have lost our uniqueness, our nature, our fitra as women. In our quest for unrelenting, childish “equality” (read: sameness) with men, we have lost our femininity.

Women and men are very, very different in many fundamental ways. And that is not a bad thing. It’s nothing to shy away from, nothing to be ashamed of, nothing to try to frantically hide like an embarrassing crime.

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This is natural and beautiful. The natural synergy between men and women is beautiful. Men and women are alike in some ways, but where they are different, it only serves to enhance the attraction and chemistry between them. Hard and soft. Unyielding and yielding. Protective and protected.

Allah has created everything in pairs. And those pairs are often opposites. One is not better or worse than the other. But they are different.

At the beginning of Surat Al-Layl, Allah says:

وَٱلَّيْلِ إِذَا يَغْشَىٰ. وَٱلنَّهَارِ إِذَا تَجَلَّىٰ. وَمَا خَلَقَ ٱلذَّكَرَ وَٱلْأُنثَىٰٓ. إِنَّ سَعْيَكُمْ لَشَتَّىٰ.

“By the night as it covers. And by the day as it shines. And by His creation of the male and the female. Certainly, the ways you take differ greatly.”

And at the beginning of Surat Al-Fajr, Allah takes another interesting oath:

وَٱلْفَجْرِ . وَلَيَالٍ عَشْرٍ. وَٱلشَّفْعِ وَٱلْوَتْرِ…

“By the Dawn. And by ten nights. And by the even and the odd…”

Mufassirun explains that one of the meanings of “the even and the odd” is: Allah has created everything in pairs.

Sky and earth.

Night and day.

Sun and moon.

Land and sea.

Male and female.

These pairs are all even numbers (2). The only odd number is Allah Himself, the Singular. The Creator versus the creation. Creation comes in even-numbered pairs of opposite but complementary things.

We humans need to reflect on this. Does the sky feel inferior to the earth or vice versa? Does the sea try to imitate the land or vice versa? Does the sun try to erase the differences between itself and the moon?

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Why should we undertake the futile endeavor of doing that with males and females?

It seems silly now, doesn’t it?

So that woman who is capable of getting a job, financially supporting herself, and generally fending for herself in the world with no husband to help her: Can she do it? Sure can. Will this lifestyle day in and day out bring her the most happiness and fulfillment? No.

Women want to be taken care of and protected by a strong, dependable, loving man. Women don’t like to feel alone and on their own, their backs against the wall facing a cold world with no help. This type of “strength” and “independence” makes women miserable. It is NOT what makes women happy, but it makes men happy. This is what comes of erasing the differences between men and women.

What works for men does not work for women, but feminists are too stubborn to admit it.

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Baz

“Will this lifestyle day in and day out bring her the most happiness and fulfillment? No.
Women want to be taken care of and protected by a strong, dependable, loving man. Women don’t like to feel alone and on their own, their backs against the wall facing a cold world with no help. This type of “strength” and “independence” makes women miserable.”

By making such blanket generalising statements like this, you are repeating same the mistake of the very feminists that you criticise, by generalising and stereotyping 100% of ALL women as being exactly the same thing without acknowledging that women are diverse with different women wanting different paths in life. Yes there may be many women who get depressed by the modern feminist lifestyle, but the reality is that there is also such thing as women who are happy being manless self-sufficient independents (especially those women who had bad experience with men in their lives such as abusive partners) and happy to never have the “burden” of children, and in this a article you are denying the very existence of those women because you don’t like their lifestyle and mentality. You could have at least mentioned that those kinds of women who are happy with being man-less childless self-sufficient independents, are the “exception to the norm” or the “minority”.