My Marriage Ideal (Yes, I Have One)
On bingeing Canadian detective shows + finding the perfect marriage in fiction
Where did you get your cultural scripts about marriage? How did race and gender and class shape those messages for you?
I’m still not sold on the whole enterprise. I did it once after being asked a few times because it seemed like the path of least resistance. And I have manners. When someone asks you to marry them, it is impolite to say no.