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I wasn’t going to write about More to Love. I don’t want this blog to turn into the “ranting about reality dating shows blog” and Professor Bean has already written about it. But he’s away for a week, which means I have to come up with all the ideas (how do other bloggers do this?). And honestly, the show is crack for a ranty feminist. However, like Professor Bean, I will avoid the obvious topic of weight. Instead, I want to talk about their age.

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I ordered Cristina Nehring’s A Vindication of Love because I thought her ideas might make good fodder for a blog post. Now, barely 20% of the way through the book, I have to stop and rant—not about her ideas, but about her support for those ideas. Google tells me this woman writes for The Atlantic and The London Review of Books (among others) and that she’s been called “trenchant.” Really? Because if she was in my freshman composition class, this book would be dripping with red ink, and if she was in one of my upper division literature classes, I’d sit her down and suggest another major. (more…)

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I’ve been thinking a lot about love, especially the kind expressed in and around marriage, what with Mark Sanford’s love letters, an essay decrying the companionate marriage by Sandra Tsing Loh, A Vindication of Love: Reclaiming Romance for the Twenty-First Century by Cristina Nehring, and, of course, the fights in various states for and against gay marriage. I haven’t gotten my thoughts all in order and I doubt any single post could do justice to the complexity of this issue. Instead, I’m going to write a series of articles on the subject.

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