The Least Expected

Love, Marriage

Elle Magazine


They say love comes when you least expect it. Well, that couldn't ring more true than for Emma Goldman, noted political activist and anarchist. She was years ahead of her time, a free thinker who was even imprisoned for her efforts to spread her ideas of women's rights and political militancy. She was a staunch advocate for open relationships and preached against monogamy. But for all her beliefs, Emma Goldman herself eventually fell prey to love, upending her certainty that monogamy was unrealistic. Read on...