By Donna Foley Mabry
In 1906, i used to be slightly over fourteen years outdated, and it used to be my marriage ceremony day. My older sister, Helen, got here to my room, took me through the hand, and sat me down at the mattress. She opened her mouth to claim whatever, yet then her face flushed, and she or he grew to become her head to appear out the window. After a moment, she squeezed my hand and regarded again in my eyes. She acknowledged, “You’ve constantly been an outstanding woman, Maude, and performed what I instructed you. Now, you’re going to be a married lady, and he'll be the top of the home. in the event you cross domestic this night after your occasion, it doesn't matter what he desires to do to you, you need to enable him do it. Do you understand?” I didn’t comprehend, yet I nodded my head besides. It sounded unusual to me, the best way such a lot of issues did. i'd do what she advised me. I didn’t have a call, from now on than I had a decision in being born.