Femininity is a virtue. Femininity in a usual sense is defined as females who are gentle, sensitive, compassionate, sympathetic, tender, understanding, warm and yielding. The thoughts emerges are soft, nurturing, graceful, communicative, intuitive and emotional. The word femininity indicates females to be home makers, warm, motherly, receptive, family oriented, responsive, cooperative, and rational.
In this developing, modern and revolutionary era females have stepped out of the home in professional field in various careers. It is a welcome step. They study and have all the degrees to be eligible for the profession. In the process they have to adapt masculine traits such as logical, analytical, outspoken, active, assertive, aggressive, courageous, and bold. They are society and outwardly oriented, ambitious, initiating and leading. The nature turns out to be competitive, decisive, dominant, forceful, independent, individualistic and self reliant. It is seen that the whole society is turning masculine which is dangerous for its sustainability. The need is to restore femininity. Femininity had nothing to do with gender. For balanced society and successful personal and professional life femininity is required in both men and women. Femininity is all about balancing, nurturing and being emotionally intelligent which is required in any phase and field of life.
Power, prestige and money are the things which are sought for now days by almost everyone. That is again a masculine trait where as experience is femininity. The whole society is into action and fall short of experiencing the pleasure and peace and there comes the despair. The absence of femininity leads to dissatisfaction, anxiety and insecurity in spite of power, prestige and money. Femininity is always undervalued where it is the key factor required by anyone to be successful and enjoy success.
Adapting masculinity for result is very necessary but having femininity gives sustainability. The actions are always visible and appreciated but the hidden work is done by femininity which bind things together and give happiness, satisfaction and pleasure so results are enjoyed. In today’s transformational and revolutionary era it is important to have femininity no matter to which gender you belong. It gives a meaningful and happy life.