Authentic Coupledom

“Where gender does inform working practices at home is the performance of tasks which many women associated with their male partners: gardening and home maintenance. Where men fail to undertake these tasks, women may question their experience of heterosexual coupledom, finding it somehow inauthentic” (54).

Masculinities in Transition. Eds. Victoria Robinson and Jenny Hockey. Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.

People should get a life as soon as possible before this delusional thinking gets the better of them.

I’m three days into the exploration of masculinities, and already I’m losing faith in humanity.

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