A new teaser has been dropped a few hour ago, further amping up fans curiosity about the drama which seems to be based on the taboo of divorce in our society and how a divorcee woman is looked down upon by people around her.
taboo for many.what about their salary? Or how much they spend on athleisure every month? For some reason, talking about money remains
One of my personal and professional missions has been to help break down the walls of the «money taboo,» the reluctance that women have to talk about money and the negative toll this can take on earnings, investments and other financial matters.
I published an article on the «money taboo» last spring, and to my surprise I received a number of requests for a follow-up article on money and relationships; in particular, the ways in which money can be cancerous to couples.
But like any «taboo» topic, the way it will be broken down is when the pain of talking about it becomes less than the pain of living with it.
«Being divorced is no sin. This taboo of the word talaqshuda should stop. Every girl has a right to live!! So live and let live,» she tweeted.
«I think that there is a societal taboo against filing for divorce. But to trust in the legal system, enter litigation and file for divorce is not an evil or shameful thing to go through,» Isa Bin Haider told Gulf News.
Divorce, once considered taboo for conservative Christians, is being presented in some church sermons as a better option than ending up with domestic violence or adultery.
Taboos on divorce and homosexuality in the 1950s gave way by the 1980s to moral policing over drug use, infidelity and draft-dodging, and today—as the political turmoil in Virginia and elsewhere is showing—a new set of inviolable behaviors is emerging, from sexual harassment to wearing blackface years ago to other forms of racial offense.
There surely were a handful of gay officeholders, but no one dared test the taboo until the 1980s, so there’s no way to know.
Just as divorce and homosexuality represented taboos of an older generation, new definitions of character encompassed the special preoccupations of the baby boom generation at midlife.
By the time Barack Obama ran in 2008, the taboo was mostly gone, and he could portray himself as younger and hipper, saying, «When I was a kid, I inhaled. That was the point.» He even went so far in his much-praised memoir to admit to having used not just «pot» and «booze» but even «a little blow when you could afford it.» Efforts by Hillary Clinton allies like BET founder Jim Johnson to politically exploit Obama’s drug use in 2008 backfired.
In Japan, formalizing the do’s and don’ts of married life or how assets are to be split in a breakup has largely been viewed as dooming the marriage to fail, with any discussion of the already taboo topic of divorce a cultural no-no.
«We have seen plenty of cases where people are happier after a divorce. They finally don’t have to feel the burden of the partner or the family, which is exactly what they needed to stay strong. Though a large number of people don’t like the tag of ‘divorcee’, it’s becoming less of a taboo and people are slowly accepting it,» says Alisha Peres, divorce lawyer.
Divorce is still considered taboo in large parts of the country.
Aside from the cultural taboo surrounding divorce in Pakistan, women seeking to end their marriages face legal hurdles that men do not encounter as frequently.
«This will be the first Arab country that will have legislated on this question, which is sensitive and taboo because it is said to be written in the religious texts,» said Khadija Cherif, coordinator of the commission on inheritance at the Tunisian Association of Democratic Women .
In fact, the idea of divorce is considered a taboo and unfit for public discourse.
In Nigeria, it is also taboo to speak about the death of a spouse.
And why? Because divorce continues to be considered a huge taboo in our society.
«The actual four months of marriage were harrowing. There was emotional abuse, and my husband and his family went around saying I was mentally ill when I confronted them about his sexuality. Once I walked out though and as time went by, it made me feel sad for them as well – that they were so ignorant to cover things up, that the guy had no choice but to listen to his parents and get married to a woman even though he was gay, that we lived in a place where it was still taboo to be homosexual,» she elaborates.
The text of this article was generated by the Breaking The Silence system that collected 17 news articles posted on the web from January 2019 to September 2020 and clustered for the taboo subject of divorce