Thursday, January 13, 2011

The Cosmopolitan Life | First Things

David Mills' take on the enslaving mentality embraced by Cosmo is worth reading, especially by young women inundated by the "Sex and the City" lifestyle.

Two particularly insightful paragraphs:

That is the Cosmo ideal. A love that lasts only as long as you want it to last. A love that you can speak of as if it were eternal, then drop when you want to. A love that is “special” though there is not a clergyman in sight.

And:

But better still, infinitely better, would be to be one of the strong single women of Christian culture, the Dorothy Days and Mother Teresas, the nuns, and others not so prominent. Blessed are they who do not worry about finding and keeping a man because they know the Man.

Read it all: The Cosmopolitan Life First Things

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