Tag Archives: Marriage

If You Liked It You Shoulda Put a Ring on It?

TweetSince my partner and I decided to get married, I have gotten the constant question of, “where’s your engagement ring? Why don’t you have an engagement ring?” Followed by, “You NEED to have an engagement ring.”* Full disclosure: I’ve turned down two proposals.  One was a high school boyfriend desperate to keep me from breaking [...]
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A ‘hilarious’ video: The ‘double day’ and symptoms of a heart attack in women

TweetAs I’m sure many of you have already seen, recent public health campaigns are working towards enhancing knowledge of how women specifically experience heart attack symptoms. Up until this point, public health campaigns have focused largely on how heart attack symptoms manifest in men, as scientific research more often involves men as participants and thus researchers tend to simply generalize findings [...]
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Young, feminist, and… married!

TweetEd. note: This post is part of the second round of the Feministing “So You Think You Can Blog” contributor contest (background here). Stay tuned all week as our six finalists take turns turns covering the blog and giving us a sense of their personal contributor style. The winner of the contest and newest member [...]
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Wife Strike.

Tweet A SYTYCB Entry. I live in Texas. Everything down here is a little slower, including policy reform and the southern drawl, yall. So what’s a feminist to do when she ties the knot, and moves in with her new hubby? Go on wife strike, I suppose. Here is a post I wrote when shit [...]
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TIME columnist says to get more sex, get her drunk

TweetJoel Stein’s latest column for TIME, “Date Night, Notarized,” was tolerable. It’s a good idea for couples to have a discussion about what each partner wants and needs. Stein mentions that he wishes to have sex more often: “I got about halfway through my first request, which required exposing my feelings and the deepest parts [...]
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