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Really, The Nerve Of These Women
Mariateresa Fichele

If I were running a company I would never hire women.

At least once a month they are sick, and in the days leading up to it, there are endless complaints.


If they’re nearing their thirties, they want to find a husband and have children. Then when they do, the real disaster begins.

Hysterical and impossible

First maternity leave, breastfeeding; and when they finally go back to work, they’re constantly out because of the children. Then they go through menopause, and I can't tell you how hysterical and impossible they become.

And all of them, no matter what age, are likely to start complaining at some point because they earn less than their male colleagues.

But what exactly do these women want?

Just because they are stronger, more clear-headed and determined than us men, do they think they can take over?

Why don't they just relax and stay in their place?

Biblical sufferings

What do they think, that we're going to open up daycare centers for them? That we’re going to support them as parents? As working mothers?

Women should accept their condition and listen to the Word of the Lord.

After all, it is written in the Bible: "You will give birth in pain!"

But they ask for anesthesia.

They can’t even accept having to suffer …

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