As my American audience (and some of my other followers) know, Thanksgiving is on Thursday this week. Regardless of whether you celebrate it or not, I hope every one of my fellow bloggers has a wonderful day.
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The very name, in my warped sense of humor, conjures up a memory of the Necronomicon rather than a social media site. Be that as it may, I do recognize that it has it’s uses. Some of the good functions of Facebook include:
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Last week, I had a very telling conversation with the young lady who runs the tea shop by my workplace. She seemed upset, so naturally I asked her what was troubling her. This is the discussion that followed;
Continue reading “Alone” Doesn’t Always Mean “Lonely”
Most of my posts as of late have been very gender/sex oriented, and the next 3 will be as well. So this week, I’m going to mix it up, take a break from the gender-talk, and write about something else that’s close to my heart…Namely, the things people say to vegetarians in America. Enjoy!
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There has always been much talk about dominance vs submissiveness. Whether it’s the interactions between a customer and a salesperson, an employee and their boss, or a professor and their students, there are many situations where society expects one to take on either a dominant or submissive role (however subtle it may be). Today, I’m going to talk about dominance and submission in regards to relationships, and male-female ones in particular. Hopefully it will rouse some good talking points, and get this subject out in the open away from Judeo-Christian lines.
Continue reading What Does It Mean To Be Submissive?
Courtesy: having politeness in one’s attitude and behavior towards others.
Chivalry: courteous behavior, especially that of a man towards a woman.
Of the bloggers I follow, a few have written about the concept of chivalry this past week, and I’ve decided to add my thoughts to the mix. If we look at the two definitions above, there is a stark contrast that is immediately apparent; Courtesy is for everyone, but chivalry is a term used solely for men in regards to their actions towards women.
Continue reading Chivalry Is Dead, Long Live Courtesy