Female characters can…. – “Female characters can be anything at all and still be well-written characters because women are, as deeply disturbing as it is that this keeps needing to be said, people and have an infinite range of traits, personality types, appearances, life experiences, biases, preferences, disorders, abilities and belief structures that determine their behaviors.” Hat tip to Mur.
MorgannaLeFey "marryingandhavingchildren" like it's all one thing. Marrying is when you're tying your life to another person's(s') socially, culturally, and legally. Marrying doesn't (or shouldn't) automatically... – Apr 21, 10:05 AM
Edward Gemmer Interesting thoughts. I dunno - there is something fundamentally different about having kids verses not having kids. One could say they are having kids, but... – Apr 21, 9:11 AM
MorgannaLeFey Your analogy, superficial as it is, still demonstrates the original point. It doesn't matter if you, personally, are not bothered by the use of "drive"... – Apr 21, 8:32 AM
MorgannaLeFey Yah, and by ALL MEANS, ladies, be happy that you don't have all the pressure of being a CEO with all that heavy responsibility and... – Apr 21, 8:24 AM
4tune8chance Context is most important, like the author states "We all know what people mean when they say this: they mean that they want to have... – Apr 21, 5:20 AM
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