Posts tagged "marriage"

Gabrielle Reece Says She's Submissive to Her Husband. Ew.

Gabrielle Reece may have been a powerhouse on the volleyball court but her personal life, particularly her marriage, is a whole other story. As the wife of legendary surfer Laird Hamilton, Reece has come out recently to declare that women should be “submissive” when it comes to their men. “To truly be feminine means being soft,... Read more »

My Only Child Is Lonely and It's All My Fault

Last night it happened, the moment I’d been dreading for years. After dinner and before bedtime, my six-year-old daughter broke down crying and said to me, “When Dad comes home it feels like you two are together and I’m off on my own.” It felt like I’d been punched in the stomach. She’s my only... Read more »

Is Facebook Ruining Your Marriage?

Is Facebook Ruining Your Marriage?
As anyone who has given the ol’ lifelong, monogamous thing a whirl will tell you, marriage is work. It’s not work like my job at a snack bar during the summer before ninth grade, when I’d accidentally drop a hamburger on the floor and then put it back on the bun (five second rule) and serve... Read more »
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General Petraeus Had an Affair: Who the Heck Cares?

General Petraeus Had an Affair: Who the Heck Cares?
Another American hero took a tumble this week as news emerged that General David Petraeus, head of the CIA, had an affair with his biographer, Paula Broadwell. It seems clear that he cheated. But do we simply write him off as a dirtbag because he had sex with someone other than his wife? I’m not so... Read more »

Keeping A Promise

About two years ago, after leaving a job that had tremendous potential but not much else, I picked up a laptop and started writing. I loved to write as a kid, but after seeing and experiencing so many horrors, and then being told they never happened, I guess you could say I lost my voice.... Read more »

How I Got Hooked: Confessions of a Celebrity Gawker

How I Got Hooked: Confessions of a Celebrity Gawker
I’ve heard it said (on VH1’s Celebrity Rehab, I should probably disclose) that the first step in the addiction recovery process is to admit you have problem. In my case at least, this seems to be a whole lot of bubkus. I have two addictions raging simultaneously these days, and admitting to either isn’t doing... Read more »
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My Life, In Pajamas

Recently, hubby surprised me with some new sleepwear. Actually, I can’t exactly call it a surprise, since I watched him search the sleepwear section on Nordstrom.com after telling me he was tired of seeing me wear the same thing night after night. I wasn’t aware of the items he selected, however, so there you go – a... Read more »