One day a woman gave birth, and she did not want the little baby. The baby’s aunt was terrified when she knew this, since she loved the baby so much. She had pity to the baby since she was born in an era where she could undergo Female Genital mutilation (FGM) at 14 years or earlier. The reason behind the aunts concern was solely because, she was personally subjected to trauma at a tender age by her close family members that she could expect to protect her. The aunt explained her experiences through FGM to the people who lived in her “mother country.” And continued to narrate the aftermath experiences and how the operation was affected.
The main reason she had to express her feelings was not because of the mental or physical sufferings, but the psychological trauma caused. She underwent trying times of secrecy and lived a life of shame that in turn affected her life as she tried to relieve her emotions. In some cases, when someone migrates to a foreign country there is a likelihood of going into mute with the family she left behind especially if you face difficulties that are against what you expected. The only suggestion to resuming your life back to normal could involve turning your life to another page.
When the going gets tough, it is the right time that you ought to open your heart and feelings. This can happen either to a friend, family member or even anyone who could care about what you might be going through. To relieve yourself there is need to empty your heart and mind so that you can begin a flesh, this could include your fears, struggle, and personal perspective. In some instances, changing your way of living could call for sacrifice by maybe making changes on the way you live and have a transformation. Under some occasions you can also find yourself living with people that you never knew or thought they could have any relation with your life. In some circumstances these can be people from foreign nations who do not even have a grasp of who you are or where you come from or even a clue about your background.
Over expectations, high demands and poor treatment by the society to women made a woman flee her country and went to a foreign nation. She went into a country that she barely knew about, little did she know that whatever she was running away from awaited her where she went. Many were the secrets that she kept hiding to her family members and friends and that is the sole reason that she later relocated to a destination that they could never think of. The most important aspect from her was that despite the many challenges and difficulties that she faced, she still had hope for a better and determined future. She really had a lot of endurance that you could never expect to come from that desperate soul. Her persistence and the fact of expecting a better tomorrow kept her going since she believed one day she would and women shall overcome what they were going through then.