Fetishize

October 18, 2009 § 1 Comment

Today I was perusing a friend’s copy of this book when I read a sentence [in a piece by a woman & more or less directed at other women] that made me throw up a little. It went something like this:

And when you’re in the bedroom after the wedding, you surrender to your husband your body and your virginity, your most priceless asset […]

Two semesters ago, I wrote my final sociology paper on the negative effects of putting virginity on a pedestal and received a 98% on it. Really? Until my wedding day, no part of me is worth more than my virginity? She did not comment on whether the same went for the husband. Too exhausted and sick to write more coherent thoughts.

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§ One Response to Fetishize

  • Ivy says:

    I love you too much for this. I’m insulted when someone says something like that but its not socially acceptable to go flailing up to them to give them a piece of my mind. XD Good job! (plus you don’t sound like a crazy feminist, just someone with common sense that’s not too common anymore)

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