The most exciting prospect of reading 'Untrue' is the constant presence of the challenging and forever-questioning voice that is so common within our community. Wednesday Martin is keen to address our deepest assumptions about ourselves: our opinions on monogamy, and the women we think we know. Luckily for us, she is a good friend of ours, and has even gone so far as to include Skirt Club in her quest to address the impact of a woman's sexual desire on her relationship with her own sense of self-awareness and self-acceptance.
Fidelity, or rather, infidelity, is a the top of the list: a taboo that Martin desires to blow wide open. She does so, rather successfully in fact. She leads us on a bold, fascinating journey to reveal the unexpected evolutionary legacy and social realities that drive female faithlessness, while exposing our motivations to pigeon-hole women who dare to flaunt the social norm. Alongside this deep-dive into the female psyche, Martin unravels the concept of male-female equality. She argues that essentially female sexual desire is not, as one often presumes, simply the result of a dewy-pink emotional attachment; but rather can equally be catalysed from a carnal and wild desire for one's partner.
Ultimately, it's Martin's suggestion that our own concepts of female monogamy are based around the metric of gender inequality, that make this an enlightening read, and a text that will change the way you think about the female sexual experience.
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