Why Do Women Put Up With This?

    This evening I was watching a popular reality television show when I found myself sadly wondering why women put up with men who cheat.  In this particular episode, a man has three kids with three different women and they are all arguing with each other due to him.  The thing that troubled me the most about this whole situation is that the ones who lose out in this fiasco are the children.  As siblings, they should all be raised around each other or, at the very least, know each other.  Since the mothers can't seem to get along, it doesn't seem like this will ever be possible.     Even more galling is that, while these women argue with each other, this man is like a spectator who is watching a show being acted out on stage.  Some of you might argue that this just happens on television but I beg to differ.  Time after time, I see familial situations like this one where women are devaluing their worth for the "privilege" of being with a man.  It brings me back to my childhood when my … [Read more...]

I’ll Do It Later…

       I want to begin this post by saying that my husband is the best husband that any woman could possibly have.  He is extremely affectionate and humble and he is a wonderful father to both of our sons.  Our marriage is a true partnership and I can count on him to always be there to support me in any way possible.  It is very important that I highlight all of his good qualities because I am going to let the cat out of the bag about one thing, he is a slob!    Let me begin with one of my worst pet peeves, dirty dishes in the sink.  I cannot stand to have dirty dishes in the sink so I try to wash dishes immediately after they are used to eat.  Since Hubby works nights, when he comes home in the morning the dishes are all washed and the kitchen is clean.  Unfortunately, that is rarely ever the case when I arrive home from working in the afternoon.  It is pretty much guaranteed that I will find the dishes in the sink that he used during the day to heat up leftovers.  It is … [Read more...]