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Susan Faludi Quotes

Divorced men are more likely to meet their car payments than their child support obligations.
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#American Writer #Men

As it turns out, social scientists have established only one fact about single women's mental health: employment improves it.
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#American Writer #Health

[Feminism] asks that women be free to define themselves -- instead of having their identity defined for them, time and again, by their culture and their men.
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#Feminism

Feminism's agenda is basic: It asks that women not be forced to "choose" between public justice and private happiness.
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#Happiness

The 'feminine' woman is forever static and childlike. She is like the ballerina in an old-fashioned music box, her unchanging features tiny and girlish, her voice tinkly, her body stuck on a pin, rotating in a spiral that will never grow.
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#Life #Music #Women

The modern fairy tale ending is the reverse of the traditional one: A woman does not wait for Prince Charming to bring her happiness; she lives happily ever after only by refusing to wait for him -- or by actually rejecting him. It is those who persist in hoping for a Prince Charming who are setting themselves up for disillusionment and unhappiness.
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#Ending

They feel cheated of a useful role in society, and that's what manhood has historically been grounded in,
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#Society

And you look at the candidates, and particularly George W. Bush's, just imagery-wise, allows people to feel that -- particularly men, to feel that something was handed down from father to son, that there is a legacy. And similarly with Gore, who's father was senator, and similarly with someone like John McCain, who just wrote a book on his father.
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#People

One of the things I have found in reporting on this book is that men do not feel listened to, ... That's part of their anger towards feminism, they feel like everybody else's agenda is more important than theirs.
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#Men

Feminism's agenda is basic: It asks that women not be forced to choose between public justice and private happiness.
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#American Writer