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|Ouch, if John & Fanny are an example of happy marriage,
Written by Heather Leigh
(9/19/2009 6:21 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Indeed, and I sometimes think..., penned by Rachel G
I agree, they're an example of how marriage/family can be a perfect place for people to exercise their tendencies toward selfishness and exclusiveness, giving them "good reasons" to choose not to be empathetic, generous, or concerned with the world outside their little circle.
(Not a thing confined to the 19th-c gentry.)
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