Posts Tagged: Mixed Feelings

Mixed Feelings: Am I Too Fat For Love?


We don’t like to think that love traffics in the same biases that shape our culture—but of course it does. ...more

Scripting New Narratives: Mandy Len Catron’s How to Fall in Love with Anyone

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I can’t help but wonder what if, in detangling love stories and our relationships to them, Catron is building yet another narrative—an anti-narrative, perhaps—of love. ...more

Mixed Feelings: Happy Wife, Happy Life


Ending a relationship is hard, but it’s not as hard as quitting an institution. And the thing we often forget about marriage is that it is an institution. ...more

Mixed Feelings: Why Do Men Always Want to Settle Down?


Many women do want to get married, and that’s a perfectly reasonable choice. The problem, then, is that when a woman says she doesn’t want to marry, many people find this hard to believe. ...more

Mixed Feelings: The Emotional Labor of Listening to Men Complain


In the first installment of "Mixed Feelings," a science-based advice column, Mandy Catron offers counsel on handling a partner's obsession with their ex. ...more