On Settling, continued

The Mistress of Philosophy at Minor Arcana has published her views on Lori Gottlieb’s article, “Marry Him!” She references my previous post on the article, which represents my 2 cents on Sophia’s take on Gottlieb. Confused? It looks like Ms. Gottlieb has really touched a nerve amongst unmarried late 20-somethings…

On settling

Check out my recent online conversation with Sophia of 52 Faces about “settling” and commitment in relationships. In Sophia’s original post, “Confessions of a Settler,” she talks about her own personal journey towards commitment and comments on Lori Gottlieb’s controversial Atlantic piece on “Settling for Mr. Good Enough.” I pose the question as to whether marriage is necessary for true commitment, or is marriage just one form of commitment. (And Sophia answers.)

While we are on the topic of commitment and settling, don’t miss this past Sunday’s NY Times Magazine article on young married gays in MA.