Posts Tagged ‘Egyptian Mothers’

Ask Marwa: The Key Word is: REVOLUTION #Jan25

If your mother is like our former president Mubarak and she thinks that she is doing this for your best interest because you are totally incapable of taking charge of your own life, and if you are like the many... (Continue reading)

Do Egyptians have a natural aversion towards women?

Do Egyptians have a natural aversion towards women? Zeinobia is very unhappy with this emerging social trend, Mohaly is wondering where we are going with segregation, Diptychal wonders why they want to shut them up, and Eman Hashim is begging... (Continue reading)

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Spoon Feeding by Dr. Rafik Nakhla

Spoon Feeding by Dr. Rafik Nakhla

I first met Marwa in the mid nineties when she was my student at the American University in the School of Continuing Education, previously known as the Center of Adult and Continuing Education, she later became a colleague instructor, trying... (Continue reading)

Ask Marwa: My mom is driving me crazy

Ask Marwa: My mom is driving me crazy

I am sending you this email because I want you to discuss the parent-child relationship. I am sure that I am not the only one who is suffering because of a parent-related problem. I have a chronic problem with my... (Continue reading)

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Failure to Launch

Failure to Launch

It took a lot of strength and courage for a single girl like me to move out at the age of 28. Society, family, friends, men, and people who did not even know me frowned upon my decision. In the... (Continue reading)

The Road to Hell is paved with a Mother’s Good Intentions

The Road to Hell is paved with a Mother’s Good Intentions

Tweet Being the daughter of an insectologist, I grew up playing with butterflies, examining mosquitoes, and studying the morphology of unheard of flies under the microscope. One day my father got me a silk worm – as a pet. With... (Continue reading)