Category Archives: Hold my beer and watch this

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 | 172 Comments

She didn’t stick the landing, and she won’t leave the floor.

When Eat Pray Love came out, it appeared that Elizabeth Gilbert had successfully navigated her way through steps 1-8 of having it all.  But to succeed in this game of serial monogamy a woman needs to stick the landing.  In … Continue reading

Posted in Aging Feminists, Cracks in the narrative, Denial, Divorce, Fantasy vs Reality, Having it all, Hold my beer and watch this, Post Marital Spinsterhood, selling divorce, Serial Monogamy, Status of marriage, Ugly Feminists, You can't make this stuff up | 90 Comments

Not like the movies.

Huffington Post Divorce warns its readers that dating after divorce tends to be a letdown in The 11 Worst Pick Up Lines Divorcés Have Ever Heard: Thinking of jumping back into the dating scene? Prepare yourself for some godawful pickup … Continue reading

Posted in Divorce, Fantasy vs Reality, Hold my beer and watch this, Serial Monogamy, You can't make this stuff up | 61 Comments

Not in the picture.

The Daily Mail has a new article on the ten year anniversary of Eat Pray Love (EPL): Eat pray love (and walk out on your husband): It’s the bestseller that inspired a generation to transform their lives. But it left … Continue reading

Posted in Aging Feminists, Daily Mail, Denial, Fantasy vs Reality, Hold my beer and watch this, selling divorce, Serial Monogamy, Status of marriage, Ugly Feminists | 123 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