Dating and other frightening experiences
Maintaining friendships over two decades is complicated and difficult and requires determination and compromise, much the same as marriage.
I was both incredibly angry about its absence and felt suffocated by it, as I think anyone who finds themselves living outside the norm. The book is about what it means to be a woman outside these cultural norms.
But it’s also very much about my relationship with my mother and the generation my mother came from and the relationships I have with many of my friends. I’ve observed that single women, particularly single women past a certain age are found to be either very spoiled or objects of pity.
" Sarcasm isn't known as misdirected anger for anything.
He's really mad about something, and while you're not in personal danger with the misogynist, you'll realize pretty soon that no one can live on hate-sex alone.
I'm not sure I can even write the behaviors I've seen from these guys in the club. I don't know, but there's a type of man who frequents strip clubs purely to be a jerk to women.