It’s such a shame this thread has just become a place for angry men to bitch about female writers.
The article you reference is an innocuous piece . The commentary you link says much more about the issues of the author than the piece he reviews.
The original writer never mentions feminism in her piece,instead just discusses the awkwardness of describing her long term partner. I think anyone over the age of 25 probably feels the same
Your author says ’ a feminist explains how sexism has driven the word boyfriend from her vocabulary.’
Wooh burn the witch!
Further on he goes off on one.
’ The indulgent parents, the everyone-gets-a-trophy ethos, the abundance of food, clothing, and pop culture—all have combined to create a swirling vortex in which this whining, unhappy woman …’
Umm right that seems like measured criticism to me totally related to the original article.
His main complaint seems to be that they aren’t married . There is some atrocious writing there but it’s in the ranting of Mr mark judge