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Perfect Woman: The Way I See Her

If you ask the world, it might tell you that the perfect woman is a well groomed, smooth skinned, soft natured, highly compassionate and intelligent woman who always puts the world before her.

But, here is what I feel about the ‘perfect woman’.

To begin with, the perfect woman is an imperfect human being, like all human beings are. She makes errors, because to err is human.

Therefore, the perfect woman is actually the ‘complete woman’. And just as everything in this world has components that make it complete, so has the woman.

And what are the components? To me, the most important ones are, the right to think, the right to decide and the right to voice.

So, the woman has the right to choose her way. She’s one who knows what she wants to be and how she wants to be; what she likes and what suits her and will never settle for the second best. And then, she lets her words out, writes/blogs her thoughts, speaks on radio/TV/public events/group events.

The complete woman may or may not be politically inclined but then, politics to her is all about rights and when her rights are violated, she will pick up a banner, clench her fist and go to a rally.

And yes, at the end of all that, she will still be a wonderful wife and companion. Globalization may tear the earth flat, boundaries may dissolve, pillars of society may tremble and fall but the perfect woman will remain perfect in this very n human way, full of flesh and blood, smelling of earth& water.


usha kc's picture

Hi Stella,, nice to have your

Hi Stella,, nice to have your views about woman. I appriciate your opinion.keep writting.

Stella Paul's picture


Appreciate you reading it sister, and caring to write. Lots of wishes for you too!


Stella Paul
Twitter: @stellasglobe

Celine's picture

Hello Stella

I love the way you said it: rights to "think, decide and voice".


Stella Paul's picture

Cheers indeed!

Dear Celine

We the women want the world to hear us. And that can begin when women start hearing each other. Thanks for being the listener!

Stella Paul
Twitter: @stellasglobe

Ana Dutra's picture


"the perfect woman is an imperfect human being". Nothing could be more true than this!

Big hug

Stella Paul's picture

Thanks and hugs!

Great to connect with someone like you who understands,listen and cares to reach out!

Hugs to you too!

Stella Paul
Twitter: @stellasglobe

Iryna's picture

Dear Stella, is very

Dear Stella, is very interesting what you say. You know, just to be the best professional or just a very good mother cannot make you the perfect woman. Is a little bit pity that modern world demands from the woman to be perfect. Just notice, is not necessary for a man ;) Once I've heard on radio here, in Ukraine, that a modern man wants his wife be in perfect shapes, cook amazing, take care about children and keep the house clean. In the same time give enough of attention to her husband and always look the best. How? When? A modern man doesn't think about this. Just this is "must be". The worst, here women are mostly in this way. And is a complete secret how they make it :) Is a pity, because I wish modern men be the same perfect ;)

Osai's picture

Super woman or super mom - an ideal

Hi Stella,

Your piece reminds us that the ideal of a 'perfect woman' or whom I may refer to as a 'super woman' is what drives many women to strive for an ideal set by society and when we 'think' we have not achieved it, feel guilty, unloved and worthless. Here is to all women who do their best and give of themselves everyday. In our little or big corners, we are being the best persons we can be and loving ourselves for that.


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