The Inherent Conventionality of Unconventional Weddings

The Inherent Conventionality of Unconventional Weddings

“Fauxbivalence” – that’s Phoebe Maltz-Bovy’s term for “women who do want in on the institution [of marriage], but who find this somehow embarrassing.” It’s a growing phenomenon among upper-middle-class, well-educated, urban-dwellers, and since I’ve started planning my wedding, I’ve noticed it too. Some of my friends may even think I’ve succumbed to it, although I’ll happily admit … Continue reading