Stories about dating
Stories about dating
Unfortunately when we got there he tried again to pursuade me to go to his hotel room. He started shouting obscenities at me and I finished heaving on the front step of my building.
On Twitter, the outpouring of responses about “Cat Person” from men and women display a clear juxtaposition.tons of women in my feed are sharing the new yorker “Cat Person” story but not many men; which is unfortunate bc it’s like a secret window into a private experience our majority has suffered thru & if anyone needs to read that shit it’s men.— Anya Jaremko-Greenwold (@Anya Jaremko) December 10, 2017 every single woman i've seen sharing this talks about how relatable it is, which is really fucking sad, but if you want to ~get it~, read this https://t.co/Inlrm7EEvs — Eleanor Gordon-Smith (@The Real EGS) December 9, 2017 It's am and I can't sleep because I'm still thinking about #Cat Person and how tons of women identify with it & have had experiences just like this or worse — but the men who read it, if they even do, will never ever think that maybe they are like this too — Martha Sorren (@marthasorren) December 11, 2017 I’m seeing so many takes about Cat Person that revolve around Margot being “selfish” and “vapid”.First, we had to "get some cash." He took me to a blood bank to donate plasma!We got extra cash since it was the first visit for both of us and while I was there, my bed "won" the drawing and I received an extra ."Tom," my friend's husband, he "sort of remembers a red- headed girl arriving with some others from the office.''A couple of days later, I called "Erica". We chatted and ended up making plans to meet for dinner and a show later in the week.
I offered to pick her up at her apartment, but, she said she didn't live too far from the restaurant where we were going to meet, so, she'd just meet me there after work.Despite realising she is not attracted to Robert, as a person, or sexually, Margot finds herself in a position where she is unsure how to not have sex with him, especially as she was the one to initiate it.Constantly trying to appease the sensitive Robert, even apologising when she laughs when he asks if she is a virgin: The end of the story, in particular, is also resonating with readers for its relatability and for summing up modern dating, especially in the age of online dating.A short story about dating has gone viral - and the varied reactions from men and women are just as revealing as the story itself.The story - called Cat Person - follows the courtship of a young 20-year-old woman, Margot, and a 34-year-old man named Robert, as they try to form a relationship of some sort built on nothing more than a shared interest in movies, art, jokes, and cats - some of the most poignant sections highlight experiences that are relatable to women when it comes to modern dating.1) why are we demanding perfect 20 yr old female protagonists?