Posts by: Mandy Len Catron

Mixed Feelings: How to Trust after Trauma

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I don’t believe the problem of rape culture is beyond resolution, but I know that you’re not the one responsible for solving it.

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Mixed Feelings: Am I Too Fat For Love?

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

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Mixed Feelings: Happy Wife, Happy Life

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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.

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

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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.

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Mixed Feelings: The Emotional Labor of Listening to Men Complain

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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.

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