No One Will Like You

I think it noteworthy that the “oppressor” in this, and countless other examples set forth by others, is another woman. Many of the “unlikable” characteristics articulated by the grandmother were reasons I was attracted to my wife of 38 years (and still find her company preferable to all others). Grandmother was hardly speaking for the Patriarchy, but rather for her narrow individualistic perspective backed up by selective memories of perhaps singular incidents universalized.

Ironically, this is the very thinking that characterizes feminists as a group.

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