A woman, I forget who, once asked a male friend why men felt threatened by women. He replied that they were afraid that women might laugh at them. When she asked a group of women why women felt threatened by men, they said, “We’re afraid they might kill us.”
That’s what really bothers you, isn’t it? The one night stand. Man f***s woman. Subject man, verb f***s, object woman. That’s okay. Woman f***s man. Woman subject, man object. That’s not so comfortable for you, is it?
We all know people who live too much in the past. Too much history, too much remembering, can ultimately destroy the present and the future.
We all have physical, emotional needs that can only be met by interaction with another person. The trick is to ask someone appropriate to meet them.
I don’t believe in love. At least, I believe in love, but not in happiness. The only love that lasts is unhappy love.[in his journal]
We’ve chosen to work in a masculine, paramilitary, patriarchal culture. Let’s not let it beat us.[to Danielle]