Caitlin Flanagan

Caitlin Flanagan

Keeping a diary is like closing your bedroom door and refusing to come out until dinnertime: it is a declaration of self.More Caitlin Flanagan quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What the altar-bound of today end up buying from their numberless vendors is a dog's breakfast of bridal excess - part society wedding of the twenties, part Long Island Italian wedding of the fifties. It's The Philadelphia Story and The Wedding Singer served up together in one curious and costly buffet.More Caitlin Flanagan quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Planning a wedding is hell. Things are said. Doors are slammed. Quarrels about the most inconsequential things--yellow tablecloths or white? hors d'oeuvres set out on tables or passed around on trays?--are often pitched at such a level that it seems the combatants may never recover from them. Much of the anxiety, of course, is tribal. It is wrenching to have to open the sacred circle to admit an outsider.More Caitlin Flanagan quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Marriage remains the most efficient engine of disenchantment yet invented.More Caitlin Flanagan quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Becoming a woman is an act partly of nature and partly of self-invention.More Caitlin Flanagan quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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