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(Reality) Check, Please

Just because he’s a “great guy” doesn’t mean he should be your guy. I mean, we’ve all bought shoes we love but can’t wear because they simply kill our feet. Who says it isn’t the same with men?

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I Am SO Not Sorry

There is no such thing as a woman who isn’t sorry. We’re sorry you lost someone. We’re sorry we got to the cashier first. We’re sorry your day isn’t going well. Sorry sorry sorry.

Well, I’m sorry, but I am so not sorry anymore. Read the rest of this entry »

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Men are Dirtbags

Alright. Not all men are dirtbags. Not Gary. Not my father. And not my brothers. . . I think. :) . But, to many men, this term is a badge of honor. They even celebrate their dirtbagginess by naming their teams Dirtbags and reveling in it. But the kind of dirtbags I’m talking about aren’t to be celebrated.  When you hear about UN peacekeepers sexually abusing kids in Central Africa, those dirtbags are guys. You won’t find a lot of women guilty of this.  When you hear about all the sexual abuse that’s happened in the Catholic church, that was done by  priests. Now, I’m not saying that women don’t also sexually abuse kids sometimes. And they certainly are guilty of simple abuse. But overwhelmingly, when we hear about children – even babies – being sexually attacked or being made sex slaves, that is predominantly by and for the male of the species. Read the rest of this entry »

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Parents Without Borders

What’s worse than a Helicopter Parent? A mourning Empty Nester. You’re getting your life back and you’re in despair? Maybe this is an indication that you were way too involved in your kids’ lives in the first place. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Ultimate, Teeny Weeny Challenge

I thought to myself: what kind of challenge could I create that could be just as interesting as the ALS challenge but also address the sexuality double standard?  I knew there had to be something that would fit the Beyond Babedom readership. . . Read the rest of this entry »

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