“You will not survive in the world, without this golden veil.”

“What makes you think my starkness is not acceptable?”

“A woman needs a certain level of grace and decorum. You do not fit in the norms.”

“I still choose to be myself.”

“If that is your last word, then there is no place for you in this family.”

“Thank you for being honest! You are still better than those who keep up social pretences, but denigrate every other move of the woman. It is a cover for their own sense of inadequacy. But they make an effort to punish the women for not fitting in, for her dissenting voice.”

“You are describing what I was.”

“You got that candour from me, but you have not changed.”




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