She wants to be alone | Curio

She wants to be alone

33 mins | Mar 21, 2021

Why becoming a hermit is the ultimate feminist statement. When even a simple stroll down the sidewalk is an exercise in self-loathing, why don’t more women run away to the woods? Rhian Sasseen explores the historical stories of female solitude and considers the unchartered liberty of loneliness for women tied down by expectation. This article was originally published in Aeon magazine in February 2015.

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