"It’s not that I completely lack empathy for single men in my age range who are only now starting to crave deeper bonds; I just find it frustrating that the guys interviewed, not to mention guys I know, seem to think being emotionally available is a laborious buzzkill." Oh man, some real, real talk about men dating "later in life."
Rejection is a sign you may be on to something new. Mmmm...I'm familiar with that feeling!
If you don't know much about Aaron Swartz, watch this documentary. A close friend published this piece on how to honor is life and legacy and I was so heartened to see "Stay Curious" as method number one. Increasingly, curiosity is something I value more and more in the people I keep closest to me.
I can't wait to get cozy with some coffee and the NYT Magazine long read about a lawyer that exposed chemical maker, Dupont for the polluting fraudsters they were.
I love this kind reality check from Dan Oshinsky, "There’s a difference between “What will you do?” and “What can you do?”
I heard about Ask Polly from her interview on the Call Your Girlfriend podcast and immediately dove into her NY Magazine column. One of the first search results was "Should I tell him what I want?" and let's just say Polly is equal parts slap on the back of the head/lift you up half time speech.
Nice women finish first...when they ask the right questions.
Bourbon and Girl Scout cookies! h/t Jill.
I'm looking forward to the weekend, especially since it's a three-day! I'll be potting some new plants for my house and catching up on lots of reading. Have a wonderful weekend, whatever you do!
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