The house wife is an unpaid employee in her husband’s house in return for the security of being a permanent employee.
Perhaps women have always been in closer contact with reality than men: it would seem to be the just recompense for being deprived of idealism.
The essence of pleasure is spontaneity.
I have always been principally interested in men for sex. I’ve always thought any sane woman would be a lover of women because loving men is such a mess. I have always wished I’d fall in love with a woman. Damn.
Guilt is one side of a nasty triangle; the other two are shame and stigma. This grim coalition combines to inculpate women themselves of the crimes committed against them.
The real theater of the sex war is the domestic hearth.
The tragedy of machismo is that a man is never quite man enough.
Marriage made more sense when it was indissoluble. It’s the woman trying to cope with the strains of a one-parent family who will suffer most from the relaxation of the divorce laws.
The compelled mother loves her child as the caged bird sings. The song does not justify the cage nor the love the enforcement.
The management of fertility is one of the most important functions of adulthood.