Parents still tell me that they have never heard the word vulva, including a large number who think the term refers to a Swedish automobile. And parents who are knowledgeable about the correct words give the most imaginative excuses for not using them.
When you take a new position on your own behalf be prepared! You may be accused of coldness, disloyalty, selfishness, or disregard for others. (“How could you upset your mother by saying that to her!”) Read More
The most shaming comment of all can be from a well-intentioned friend--the one who leans a narrow hand on your arm and murmurs, “I hope this doesn’t hurt your feelings, but I love you and I’m concerned about your weight.” Read More
It takes two to couple up. It takes only one to make things a whole lot better. If you're asking, "But what do I DO?," here are 15 tips from Marriage Rules: A Manual for The Married and The Coupled Up. Read More