Popular Relationship Tropes

by Altea Media is peppered with various romance tropes: second chance, enemies to lovers, friends to lovers, love triangle, fake dating, soulmates, etc. These tropes usually appeal to a wide audience, tugging at pretty much everyone’s heartstrings. But what’s most interesting about them is that they can be applied to so many different characters, settings,Continue reading “Popular Relationship Tropes”

The Inner Workings of the Patriarchy

via Redilon on DeviantArt TikTok is filled with prank videos consisting of heterosexual relationships, in which the woman somehow “defies” the man, or otherwise implies that he doesn’t control/own her. One of my favorite disgusting examples of this is the hand on the thigh prank. A couple is in the car, and the man hasContinue reading “The Inner Workings of the Patriarchy”