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Mild at Heart: Love, Sex, and Masculinity After Purity Culture: Ep 7

Released Thursday, 28th October 2021
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Why does love feel like death? Brad continues to reflect on the soulmate myth and purity culture's vision of love. He analyzes how the model of love in these stories sees it as the end of life--the completion of one's journey, and thus something like death. With help from Plato and the Odyssey he explains why it is such a toxic, and potentially abusive, vision of love within the purity culture context.
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