Month: September 2011

Sleeping with the Enemy?

Recently, a reader recommended The Dick van Dyke Show as a positive television show which “illustrates respect and love in marriage.” I enjoyed that series and its family values, but the comment got me to thinking about that era of film and television. Married couples were shown sleeping separately in twin beds. Respectful perhaps, but …

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Don’t Touch Me: I’m Ugly!

It’s that time of month, you are bloated, and you feel like a sperm whale. You have inexplicably gained 15 pounds in the last month and no longer see your feet past the muffin top surrounding your belly. You are broken out like an pizza-consuming, oily-faced teenager and the only thought that comes to mind …

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Talking to Your Kids about Sex: No More One & Done

So it’s like my parents said to me once . . . Wait, I don’t remember anything they said to me once. I do remember “A thing worth doing is worth doing well” and “Keep your room clean” and “Be home by 10:00 p.m.!” because my parents said those over and over. I remember John …

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Talking to Your Kids about Sex: No More One & Done

So it’s like my parents said to me once . . . Wait, I don’t remember anything they said to me once. I do remember “A thing worth doing is worth doing well” and “Keep your room clean” and “Be home by 10:00 p.m.!” because my parents said those over and over. I remember John …

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