“Can we please destroy the culture of cis hetero marriages where the guy acts like he’s getting dragged into it?”

I’m a cis husband in a hetero marriage and I approve this message:benjiscloset: can we please destroy the culture of cis hetero marriages where the guy acts like he’s getting dragged into it? it’s misogynistic as fuck, it’s rude and disrespectful to everyone involved, and it’s a huge middle finger to everyone else who would …

constable-connor: These always confuse me like typically the man proposes, so if you don’t want to get married then why do you do it??? Yes, this. I’m a cis man married to a woman and I never understood this kind of “joke”. Same goes for calling the the bachelor party a “last night in freedom.” …

“Deep Caves Paved with Kitchen Linoleum” Munro and a Room of One’s Own.

Last night I attended a talk at a local bookshop by Professor Reingard Nischik from Universität Konstanz about the work of Alice Munro. This quote, from Munro’s first novel (Prof. Nischik called the book a “short story cycle”) is the perfect sentence from and about Munro’s fascinating literary world. So mundane and simple, yet polished …

Algernon: Why is it that at a bachelor’s establishment the servants invariably drink the champagne? I ask merely for information. Lane: I attribute it to the superior quality of the wine, sir. I have often observed that in married households the champagne is rarely of a first-rate brand. Algernon: Good Heavens! Is marriage so demoralizing …