Outdated analyzes how different forms of media, cultural norms, family pressure, and even laws, are produced to scare women into believing that if they don’t devote themselves to finding a man, they’ll be doomed to a life of loneliness and shame.Using interviews with young women that are living around, between, within, and outside of the romantic industrial complex, Mukhopadhyay weaves a narrative of the alternative ways that women today have elected to live their lives, and in doing so offers a fresh, feminist look at an old topic: How do diverse, independent young women date happily and successfullyand outside of the box?Retroactive or retrospective jealousy is just a manifestation in the mind of its own worst fears regarding the relationship.So, if you’re a man, what’s the worst possible thing you can imagine your girlfriend or wife doing to you? If you’re female, by the way, the worst thing you can probably imagine your guy doing is falling in love with someone else. if not, start NOW), Mindy’s friends accuse of her of being too picky when it comes to dating.
" Mukhopadhyay provides many excellent suggestions, including a list of the ways that feminism makes a woman stronger, smarter, and happier in the dating world. Samhita Mukhopadhyay is a writer, speaker and technologist residing in Brooklyn, NY.
The episode made me think: what is the difference between being way too picky and simply having high standards?
I kind of hate when people say someone is “too picky” just because they have standards.
It’s very important to understand that these repetitive thoughts — going over and over in your mind like a broken record — are, in fact, representations of your worst fear about the present and the future, not the past.
Ironically, you’re not really bothered by any specific ex-lovers in your partner’s past at all; you’re afraid of what they represent.