Conversations about marriage continue to show that we fabricate romantic myths that set us up for disappointment.
Christian abstinence movements are really fucking weird about masculinity. (My qualifications for writing this post, as an atheist skeptic who has had quite a lot of sex: I went to Catholic abstinence-only education in high school, I took a class on the abstinence-only movement, and I’ve read a fuckload about it in my free time [...]
Hat tip to Christa. So, purity balls! Purity balls are gross. I don’t think I know a single feminist who doesn’t think that purity balls are gross. It takes what is actually a kind of lovely idea (a dad and his daughter spend some time together at a ceremony that honors their relationship) and turns [...]