It is undeniable that through the centuries, the role of women in the home, family and society in general has evolved tremendously.
Women have moved on from their traditional roles as wives, mothers and homemakers.
Having taken on more active participation in a variety of significant functions, the present modern women’s contribution to humanity and her encompassing influence have reached numerous milestones.
Today, the modern woman is a working mom, a corporate head, business tycoon, social issues advocate, politician and leader; hers is a strong and empowering voice, a presence that cannot be ignored.
Cheers to the modern woman!
Here are some messages paying tribute to the contemporary woman, hoping to inspire young girls to seek empowerment, individualism and independence.
A strong woman doesn’t need an external source to validate her worth. She knows her aspirations, strives to achieve them on her own and will prevail over her struggles.
Little girls must stop reading fairy tales with princes on a white horse. Growing up, empowered girls don’t just sit around, waiting for a prince to save them. They are the real heroines in their stories.
Strong women are not afraid to say No. They know when and how to make a stand for themselves.
A good woman need not chase after people to love her. She only has to be herself and the right people will find her.
A woman’s heart holds so much power. She has the strength to carry her troubles in silence. She conceals her pain with a smile, to protect all those she loves.
A woman’s real beauty is more than skin-deep. It resonates in her character. It emanates from her soul.
A real woman has her stuff together. She has her mind made up. She is confident she has what it takes to achieve her ambitions.
It isn’t true that big girls don’t cry. They still do. They’re just better at wiping off their tears, getting up, painting a smile on their face and trying all over again.
Strong, independent women don’t fear being alone. They would rather be with their own shadows than be surrounded with the wrong people.
A real woman appreciates the present. She is grateful for all she has. As such, she will never lack in life.
A strong woman isn’t easily put down by obstacles. She never gives up trying. Her inspirations motivate her to steadfastly pursue her visions. Her confidence leads her to success.
A real woman isn’t cowered by any earthly man. She is confident in her abilities to match him equally.
When a man loves, a woman is but a part of his life. But when a woman loves, the man is her life. Her love is incomparable.
Be unique in everything you do. Don’t be afraid to take risks. This is the only way you will stand out.
Never hesitate to speak your mind when you know you know you’re right. Fight for what you believe in.
A strong woman understands her gifts, utilizes these to her advantage and wins over her opponents.
A confident woman allows her intellectual curiosity to direct her path. Her failures are not endings. They are only opportunities to take another shot.
One of the most empowering things a woman can do for herself is to identify who she is, where she wants to go, and believe she can get herself there, on her own.
Every now and then on her journey, a woman will encounter defeat. This is no reason for her to stop. She knows setbacks are chances to recreate herself, strengthen her resolve, and come out better than she was before.
A strong woman builds her walls right. She knows the right time to set them up, or close them off. Most of all, she knows who to let in and keep out.
Single, independent women refuse to settle for less than what they are worth. They have made it on their own too long. They are not afraid of rejection.
The biggest mistake men make is to arrogantly assume all women will crumble when they leave. In reality, gone are those days. Women are stronger now, and better off without the men who walk out on them. The modern woman has mastered strategy of moving on.
It wasn’t enough for her to just dream. She believe in those dreams. She mustered the courage to chase after them and make them real.
Don’t just be a pretty, dolled-up princess. Be a regal queen who commands. A princess is looked at. A queen is bowed to.
A smart woman will only choose a man who is stronger and better than her; the one who encourages her to learn and grow more; the one who is proud to be with her and of whom she is likewise proud of.
To love a strong woman, a man must consistently be there – through both the sunny and rainy days. She opens and folds her own umbrellas. She is not afraid to brave the weathers of life alone.
A real woman is wise enough not to share her thoughts, time, body and especially her heart with people who don’t value her. She gives herself generously but what she shares must be earned.
Nothing is sexier than an intelligent, ambitious, driven woman who goes after what she wants, who comes alive when discussing her interests, whose passion for life is contagious.
The modern, independent woman is never torn between following a man and following her dreams. She knows she can lose a man’s love forever. But dreams last. For even when lost, they can always be rebuilt.
It is unfair for a man to demand that his wife stay at home. She is his partner and his equal. If she has the strength to birth a child, then she deserves a spot beside him, in the identical role of building their lives, and their family together.
A mentally strong woman doesn’t waste time on self-pity. Her circumstances can always change. It is up to her to begin working on it. The quicker she picks herself up from a fall, the sooner she can achieve that.
A strong woman is determined not to remain shattered. She refuses to stay a victim to her circumstances. She takes control to steer her life towards her goals.
A real woman recognizes the roles she has played in her own unhappiness and quickly resolves to stop contributing to it. She is humble enough to admit her mistakes, courageous enough to correct her choices, smart enough to admit what is lost and brave enough to walk forward.
Young girls must discover within them their potential to effect a better change in the world. They must realize they are beings capable to greater things.
She may not be all sunshine. She may have clouds and darkness. She has flaws and imperfections. It is her remarkable ability to be comfortable in her own skin, and be proud of everything she is that makes her truly beautiful.
Young girls should not be taught to look for a rich man to marry. Rather, they must be taught how to make money of their own.
The best make up a woman can wear is the smile on her face.
A strong-willed, independent, woman with a purpose is the most dangerous force to reckon with.
A strong woman will never accept being an option, or a second choice. She must be the only choice.
Woman, you need not find yourself a prince. You are in yourself, complete. You are your happy ending.
No woman is born strong for her journeys. It is during her journey that her strength is born.
Strive to be the woman that surprises people. When they say you can’t, go ahead and prove them wrong. Don’t be held back by what you still don’t know. Be determined and the answers will find you.
A confident woman doesn’t waste her time forcing people to want her or love her. She simply walks away and makes them realize what they have lost.
Be the fearless woman who lives for herself. Chase your dreams and form your own paths. Prove nothing to no one but yourself.
A strong woman doesn’t pretend to be someone she is not. That is easy. Real courage is being just who you are – fierce, independent, and honest.
There should be more songs about independent women rather than about love. It takes a strong woman to fix the pieces of her heart after it is broken by love.
Is it any wonder that women excel in corporate managerial positions? From the beginning, they have always supervised the home, all on their own.
Women must speak out, not only for themselves but also for those who cannot express themselves. Women must be their own voice to succeed.
Feminism isn’t about hating men. It is about emphasizing that women are men’s equals. It is making the woman’s voice heard in a world largely dominated by men.
A real woman is not afraid to intimidate a man with her wit, confidence and strength for she has no interest in a man who is not as confident as her.
One of the best gifts a woman has is her intuition. It emboldens her to follow her heart.
A woman is always stronger than she thinks, more beautiful than she imagines and worthier than she considers. She only has to embrace how amazing she is.
A wise woman chooses her words. These are the underpinnings of the aspirations she hopes to realize, the expression of her deepest yearnings. Her words hold great power in her life.
A smart woman doesn’t dwell on her pain. Battles are meant to transform her, scars and all, into someone more beautiful.
Woman, be not a caged, winged bird. You were meant to soar the skies, so fly and be free.
It is the greatest tragedy for a woman to be ensnared by love and fall prey to schemes of men. For her heart holds all the love she ever needs.
Women are born to be leaders. They run the home and raise their children, guiding them to adulthood. Society is built from the hands of mothers.
What distinguishes strong women is their focus on how far they have come, rather than how far they still have to go. The celebration of each achievement encourages them to keep moving towards their future goals.