Maybe Dr. Phil can't see this because his license to practice psychiatry expired ages ago, making him painfully out of touch, but I need to point out the obvious: That young lady lives in an insecure, unhealthy home. Let's dive right into it. Danielle went onto the show and she put up a huge front, … Continue reading I Might Be the Only Person in the World Who Has Sympathy For Danielle Bregoli
When I was a kid, for the life of me, I could never understand why I was repeatedly bullied by other kids. I went through so many phases of "understanding" throughout my life. First, I was totally perplexed and cried out to the adults around me, my parents, teachers, neighbors, to help me. I was … Continue reading Many people put more effort into avoiding caring, than actually caring.
The Huffington Post had a very bizarre "social experiment" on their site today, regarding how a woman received compliments, and the reactions men had to what that woman said. The woman was given compliments by random men she chose to speak to. She responded to these compliments with "I know", occasionally a "thank you", but … Continue reading I like myself. I like compliments, too.
I'm sure there are many dog lovers who are going to jump up and down in disagreement about this blog post. I'm sure many cat lovers will also being jumping up and down in triumph. But I firmly believe that certain animals do not make 'good' pets, and aside from still enjoying the company of … Continue reading Dogs Don’t Make ‘Good’ Pets
If you are a Connecticut resident, you've probably heard about 17 year old Cassandra, who is being forced by the CT Supreme Court to undergo chemotherapy to treat Hogkin's Lymphoma. The decision was reached after a trial to determine whether or not Cassandra was a competent minor who could refuse chemotherapy. The result of that … Continue reading The Alternative Treatment is No Alternative
Despite all of our advances in technology and civilization, we have never given up our basic instincts to communicate through body language. The unspoken word is one of the best ways to communicate how we feel about another person, family, friend, or partner. Here are several things you should know about body language and other … Continue reading 10 Things You Should Know About Body Language
Here's the problem with American society: We spend so much time and effort on discussing and fixing the problems that women face. Doing so undermines the problems that men face daily, and makes it seem like women are the only victims on this planet. Throw feminists into the mix, who will bash women for wearing … Continue reading Feminism is a Fancy Word for Sexism
At some point in all of our lives, we have encountered a bully. Whether we were directly targeted, or saw someone else being targeted, it happened to us at least once. Think about how you've reacted to bullying in the past. Did you pretend like it was a game or humorous, did you get upset, … Continue reading Congratulations, you helped create a bully.
Certain things infuriate me, and one of those things is talking to people like they aren't all there, don't get it, or don't understand. There's a lot of stigma and misinformation surrounding autism and I'd like to have a chat with you about it. Autism spectrum disorder is not an intellectual delay. People who are … Continue reading Guess What Autism Is, and Isn’t
A couple of weeks ago I was having a conversation with someone about a man who I had been interested in, and he happens to be in his early 40's. The person I was talking with drew the conclusion that the reason why he's never been married is because he is either high maintenance or … Continue reading Hurry Up and Get Married!