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I Have Short Hair…You Have A Problem?

To all those guys saying that women must have long hair, please mind your own business and let women decide on their own unique and individual looks.

I have short hair now. It looks like a boy’s hair cut as people say. Yes if you go to the hair salon, they will say it is a boy’s hair cut. I did not know that hair cuts were gender specific. I can never understand what is the harm in women having short hair.

My hair is slightly shorter and thinner at the sides. My colleague commented on whether I had been to the Tirupathi temple. I said no. He said my hair looks shorter at the sides and he thought I had cut my hair there. I was shocked. I did not know what to say.

Who makes these rules that women have to have long hair? I have thin hair and short hair cut makes my hair look fuller. But that does not make me a man. What about the people who have severe hair loss or are suffering from cancer? If they have short hair, like Sonali Bendre now, people make a big deal out of it.

My friend has this short hair (which people called boy’s cut). She was supposed to get married. Obviously everyone around her wanted her to grow her hair or wear a long hair wig. My friend refused. She could not understand the harm in getting married with short hair. She looked like the most elegant bride on her wedding day and I was so happy for her.

To all those guys saying that women must have long hair, please mind your own business and let women decide on their own unique and individual looks.

Image is a still from the movie PK

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Anindita Nag

I love to write on women's issues. I strongly believe that every woman is capable of being more than just a homemaker. They are the leaders of our world. They can multi-task more read more...

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