“Men can reform. Society welcomes them back to the path of virtue; a vail is cast over their conduct, and their vows of amendments are accepted, and their promises to reform are hailed with great delight. But, Alas! For poor women who have been tempted to sin by rum. For them there are not calls . . . Read More
Articles tagged ‘women and drinking’
June 11, 2015
For poor women who have been tempted to sin by rum, 1878 version
This just cracks me up.
May 14, 2015
“I fear I’m becoming undateable”: Letter to a young sober woman
After my story about dating sober ran in Elle Magazine, I heard from other women also learning to navigate the Tinder era without a glass of wine in their hands. I know many ladies (and gentlemen) struggle with these issues, too, so I asked one of them if I could share our correspondence, and she agreed. (I’ve removed her . . . Read More