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moonlightreader

Moonlight Reader

Lawyer, mother, avid reader. Game host extraordinaire! Partner in crime to Obsidian Black Plague! My bookish weaknesses include classics, fantasy, YA, and agreeing to read more books than is even remotely possible.

Currently reading

The Circular Staircase
Mary Roberts Rinehart
Progress: 40 %
In Siberia
Colin Thubron
Progress: 50/304 pages

A horror story for your October.

It has been my personal, admittedly anecdotal, but still vast experience that pain thresholds for women are much higher than that of men. My pain threshold is much higher than my husband's. His 10 is my 5. My 10 is his unable to articulate because he is howling.

 

So this:

 

http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2015/10/emergency-room-wait-times-sexism/410515/

 

Is completely horrifying to me.