Married to Multiple Personalities
She asked me why I stayed with her and I answered simply, “You’re my wife”
Flatsy, Flatsy, They’re Flat and That’s That
'Flat chested' is not an accurate description, but a way to get around using the word 'breasts' while at the same time suggesting you have a defect
The Night My 77-Year-Old Father Was Taken to Jail
The scenario I'd feared since his release from a psychiatric hospital became reality when he attacked my mother
My First Crush, Doug McKeon
In ninth grade, when other girls hung pictures of Matt Dillon, Tom Cruise and Ralph Macchio in their lockers, I was all about you
Before Your Nest Empties, Power Up Your Marriage
How to make a preemptive strike on sadness in anticipation of the inevitable exodus
A Letter to the Wife of My Boyfriend
Cheating on you, he could live with. Hurting me, he couldn’t bear.
Sex and the Single Middle-Aged Woman
To me, sex is best when it involves a unique level of intimacy, which should require a modicum of trust – which takes a little time
I Really Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Birds may spend time with you, a whole lifetime in fact, but they are wild creatures at heart
Hot or Not?
Is it better for a relationship to be even-keeled but passionless, or up and down and dramatic and full of hot hot heatedness?
The Brutal Truth About My Abuser
When I saw Janay Rice defend her husband, I recognized the fear in her eyes. That was me, 30 years ago.
Who's the Cake Boss?
My daughter wants all the things I never had — a Bat Mitzvah, prom, a Sweet 16 party and a fabulous wedding — and who I am to say no?