Controversy over Rape Advice?



Real Housewife defends marital rape advice in controversial new book?

I am not sure what is more disturbing to me … what she and her husband say or that people will buy this book as if it were actually some kind of marriage manual that they should emulate.

I don’t understand it to be honest.  People who are on a TV show, the purpose of which is to provide entertainment first and foremost, who get paid money for their ratings which means they understand drama and controversy sells, end up being role models.   We care so much about them and their influence on us that we are willing to get upset when they write a book about their marriage.  We are outraged that they might say something that would be detrimental to other people’s ideas of marriage. Continue reading

Miley Cyrus Played Her Cards Like A Pro.

One of the things you learn as a parent, is that a child will do lots of things for attention.  They are equally as willing to invest themselves in outrageous behaviour as they are in good.  It boggles the mind, but when the goal is to focus people on themselves, kids are willing to try just about anything.  We basically accept it as part of the maturation process and even highlight specific years with the expectation of the behaviour.  Teenagers are particularly known for being incredibly narcissistic in their reasonings and approach to the world. Continue reading