How Do We Fight Back Against Stupid Relationship Advice?
Writing at xoJane, Luvvie wonders why the business of fixing women's relationship problems is booming, and why every man is jumping in feetfirst.
If there was one wish I had for the fake Mayan apocalypse that sadly didn't come true, it was that most online "relationship experts" would be swept away in the Biblical flood.
OK, maybe not swept away, but I hoped they would all at least repent and abandon their careers of giving women bad advice on finding love.
This business of trying to fix women's singlehood is BOOMING and everyone's jumping in feet first. Any Tom, Dick, Harry and Tyrese can to tell women what they're doing wrong and why they aren't worthy of love -- and I wish they'd all just have a gahtdamb seat and go punch themselves in the face. Can you tell I'm fed up?
And the really annoying thing is that the men handing out these lackluster love tips have absolutely no real credentials, like maybe a degree of some kind. It's as if they think their penises are rolled-up certificates of achievement. Someone should tell them that every time an article called "10 Reasons Why You're Still Single" is written, an angel loses her temper and tells them to STFU. And then she throws her harp.
Clearly, that someone is me.
Read Luvvie's entire piece at xoJane.
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