Category Archives: Choice Addiction

A disappointing return to the strip mining pit.

The Daily Mail has an article about a 53 year old new divorcée named “Claire” who learned the hard way that her fantasy of divorce empowerment was just a fantasy.  Claire of course didn’t ditch her boring loyal dude in … Continue reading

Posted in Choice Addiction, Daily Mail, Death of courtship, Fantasy vs Reality, Hold my beer and watch this, Post Marital Spinsterhood | 130 Comments

Jane’s noble path to marriage.

Seriouslypleasedropit comments on Most men are not afraid of commitment: Bob and Jane have some sort of prelude romance and move in together. Either because Bob is just that cool, Jane that desperate, or whatever, Bob hasn’t actually had to … Continue reading

Posted in Choice Addiction, Finding a Spouse, Having it all, Marriage, New Morality, Serial Monogamy, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Weak men screwing feminism up | 154 Comments

All men’s fault

The Daily Mail has a new piece titled The women who haven’t had sex for more than a decade: What it’s like to be celibate and why it’s all men’s fault.  The article features three women who ended marriages or … Continue reading

Posted in Aging Feminists, Choice Addiction, Daily Mail, Divorce, Hold my beer and watch this, Post Marital Spinsterhood, Rationalization Hamster, Remarriage Strike, Weak men screwing feminism up | 293 Comments

Broken Premisses

Several of the commenters on Don’t play hard to get argued that Robert Stacy McCain and I aren’t really in disagreement regarding the post that I responded to.  While we are in agreement on many points*, there is an important … Continue reading

Posted in Choice Addiction, Feminists, New Morality, Robert Stacy McCain, Romantic Love, Serial Monogamy, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye | 161 Comments

Don’t play hard to get.

Robert Stacy McCain gets close, but misses the fact that women’s sexual impulses are no more naturally “pure” than men’s sexual impulses. What feminist ideology tells young women they should do — being sexually “empowered” and expecting this empowerment to … Continue reading

Posted in Choice Addiction, Cracks in the narrative, Death of courtship, Denial, Feral Females, Finding a Spouse, Law of the Double Standard, Robert Stacy McCain | 493 Comments