It’s shocking and a bit crazy that this isn’t obvious to all but the worst misogynists. Being married doesn’t confer the other partner any kind of rights at all— not even sexual fidelity unless that has been agreed upon.

And some people think patriarchy is an archaic word that doesn’t apply any longer….

Dispelling cultural myths with research-driven stories. My favorite word is “specious.” Not fragile like a flower; fragile like a bomb! Twitter @ElleBeau

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