Communion: The Female Search for Love: 2 (Love Song to the Nation, 2)

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Communion: The Female Search for Love: 2 (Love Song to the Nation, 2)

Communion: The Female Search for Love: 2 (Love Song to the Nation, 2)

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she did bash on patriarchal men a lot (love) but she never blamed men or suggested that women were the victim. Romantic friendships are a threat to patriarchy and heterosexism because they fundamentally challenge the assumption that being sexual with someone is essential to all meaningful, lasting, intimate bonds. There is lots of food for thought here and I’m positive this book will prompt some great discussions with my friends. she empowered women to take accountability and to put in the work to find and create meaningful, mutual love. bell hooks also includes some memoir material in this book, detailing parts of her life I had never read about or learned about before.

being “great point / good insight”) which is a pretty high rate for a book that I expected to love and overall think is really worthwhile. As Andrea Dworkin consistently points out, regarding rape culture and the patriarchy, the message of sexualized violence, no matter what horrifying thing is being done to any individual woman, is always crystal clear: "She wants it. It takes courage for women to challenge the seduction of domination, the making of Love synonymous with erotic conflict between the powerful and the powerless.

By using the Web site, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the Terms and Conditions. Romance is different when two people approach each other from the space of knowledge rather than absolute mystery. Like hooks, I've learned to find all the love I need in spiritual practice and community, and while I long for an intimate romantic partnership, I know I will be OK without it. Für mich war "lieben lernen" ein Buch voller Liebe, Liebe in allen Facetten, das mich aber nicht vollends überzeugen konnte. Throughout Communion and especially in the chapter on romantic friendships, hooks highlights her ability to question the status quo about relationships and to think outside of the box to procure long and lasting love.

Beth Benatovich's collection of interviews What We Know So Far: Wisdom Among Women, offers powerful testimony affirming this fact. A group of my friends decided to read it and then get together and talk about it, and in going back through and pulling out quotes for discussion from pages I’ve marked, I can get a good sense of what I did and didn’t like about it. bell hooks will be like, "MOST WOMEN had fathers who left them which is why WE seek out men who are emotionally unavailable. There really is so much power and satisfaction in self love and it bleeds into every aspect of your life. I don't know a whole lot about feminist theory, but what I learned about it here I found fascinating.Como cuando acuerda con su pareja que él ponga la mayor parte del dinero de gastos comunes para que ella, que gana mucho menos, pueda ahorrar, y luego se muestra orgullosa de haber sido lo bastante lista (más que muchas de sus compañeras feministas) como para ahorrar y poder de ese modo abandonarle sin pasar por dificultades económicas. Aber genau diesen Aussagen konnte ich nicht zustimmen, sie nicht teilen, mich nicht mit ihnen identifizieren. Maybe include more women, though, I get she's writing for women over 30, mainly women who love men, and stuff.

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