Anais Nin on Self Sufficiency

How wrong it is for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself.

Anais Nin

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2 responses to “Anais Nin on Self Sufficiency

  1. Ah, Nin. And, generally, how hard the world’s cultures have worked to make sure that she doesn’t.

    • I agree. And what’s more, she’s denigrated in every possible way for taking the initiative to do so. Yet the task of creating a world that someone else wants is an impossible standard and unfair to expect of anyone.

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