The Lewises live on 20 acres in north Idaho with their two homeschooled children, assorted livestock, and a shop that overflows into the house with depressing regularity. Back in about 1986, when I was single, a friend set me up on a blind date.
We made a foursome: my friend and her boyfriend, a friend of the boyfriend and me.
“Here are 10 things you should ask on a first date.” These things are: Let me remind you, these are question to ask on a first date. Witt explains: “I’ve met cishet men who hate women.
The article is entitled “10 Things Every Intersectional Feminist Should Ask On a First Date.” (A first date!) “If you’re going to date someone, you want to make sure they’re anti-oppression,” noted writer Lara Witt, managing editor at Wear Your Voice.The same set of photos is often used under many names, or the same name can be used with different photos. Patrice Lewis is a freelance writer whose latest book is "The Simplicity Primer: 365 Ideas for Making Life more Livable." She is co-founder (with her husband) of a home woodcraft business.Forget asking about compatibility in music or hobbies, much less faith, family and finances. Witt is obsessed with one thing: “Anti-oppression.” This doesn’t strike me as a solid strategy for long-term domestic tranquility; but hey, what do I know?
I find this topic interesting because our two daughters, now 19 and 22, are firmly in the dating scene and wondering where their future may lie (although we’ve always advised our daughters not to marry before age 25, since maturity helps in wisely choosing a compatible mate). She’s such a pixyish combination of wholesomeness and maturity – what happens when homeschooled girls become adults – that a lot of people can’t believe she’s for real.Beyond Misogyny 101, does the person you are with understand rape culture, systemic sexism and misogynoir? Witt also pens helpful advice for Teen Vogue.) The nature of these questions seems like Ms.Witt is interviewing to hire a political activist, not find a potential life-mate.I stumbled upon a website recently with dating strategies for the politically correct woman.The author appears quite serious on using these questions on the first date to weed out unsuitable candidates.He was very friendly during the interview, answered all my questions, seemed qualified and even sent a thank you note.