Came across this...
... on my daily bloglines round:
"They are having physical experiences far more intimate than mere hand-holding. Yet, they're attempting to program themselves to short-circuit their emotions so their sexual activity won't make them vulnerable to emotional connections.
That detachment is sold to young women and men as "freedom." To me, it sounds more like the Stepford Wives.*"
I've had this exact thought so many times... beginning in high school, when the pressure to "just do it" was a daily reality. The logic that cutting out your emotions is somehow empowering has always eluded me. Feminist, my a...Posted at 10:28 AM on August 13, 2007