Posts Tagged ‘Bella Swan’

Patience Is A (Feminist) Virtue

Patience is a virtue, possess it if you can
Seldom found in woman, never found in man.
We often hear that "patience is a virtue." It's the second half of the sentiment largely goes unspoken: Patience is a virtue for women. What is patience, exactly? In Helper By Design, Elyse Fitzpatrick's guide to submitting to your man [...]

In Defense of Abstinence-Only Vampirism

Much has been made of the "true love waits" aspect of current tween blockbuster Twilight, a pseudo-Christian, vegetarian vampire romance composed largely of aching stares of longing betwixt vampire and human, and capped by an anti-climactic prom scene (based on the novel by Stephanie Meyer). For the uninitiated, the abstinence part comes in when comely [...]