retraction, sort of

ok, maybe i went overboard with the whole all women are actually programmed to long for happily ever after and even the feminist ideal of an equal partner is still just a variation of the prince charming dream, only with a more progressive happy ending, but a fairy tale nonetheless.

in my own defence, it was late and i was unpleasantly buzzed from a vile night of chain smoking. and also, it has been exceptionally jarring to witness the collapse of one of the most powerful and intact earth women i know into a despondent and deluded shell (sorry honey). i have every confidence that b will rebuild and return to self, with or without some kind of relationship with j. but this hush hush and debilitating retreat to ga-ga girldom begs the question, are the revolutionary women really just
charlotte york on the inside?


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