As we’ve stated previously, we all have issues. And yes, that includes the womenfolk. Even though we feel that women may be more open to tackling the emotional obstacles that cripple them, there are still a lot of ladies out there rolling around in wheelchairs or soliciting a man to push them.
Ami will admit that throughout much of her 20s she used an emotional wheelchair to help her get around. But she made it her mission to get up and walk again. And that she did with quite a bit of time and effort. She doesn’t walk perfectly … but she’s moving. And just to be clear, perfection is not the goal. It’s our responsibility as mature women to be aware of our emotional obstacles and to manage them. We may never totally eradicate them but we must do what is necessary to stay healthy and keep on walking (or at least limping) through life.
We’ve profiled 10 types of male emotional cripples. Click through to find out about 10 types of female emotional cripples (often seen in combination), the kind of men they’re after, and what they need more than a dude rolling them through life.
In today’s totally scientific study of the day, we learn that attractive women are more likely to have daughters than unattractive women. Or, are they? The results, you see, are a tad confusing. First, “Dr. Satoshi Kanazawa, of the London School of Economics, analyzed data from a survey of 17,000 babies born in Britain in March 1958 and tracked them throughout their lives. At the age of 7, their attractiveness was rated by their teachers.” That part is really weird, right? What kind of teachers are rating the attractiveness of their 7-year-old students? Anyway, these kids were tracked down years later when they turned 45 and asked about the gender of their children, and that’s where things got really strange. Keep reading »
Trend de la Creme has a truly eye-popping post featuring guys in mankinis. Make it stop! My eyes are bleeding. What’s a mankini? It’s like the mono-kini bikini but on a guy. Or a full-body banana hammock. Or what you never want to see your dad wearing. Here’s what we have to say about the mankini to guys thinking about wearing one: DON’T. See the full spectrum of mankinis here. If you dare. Keep reading »
Gah! This image will haunt us in our nightmares. Jake Gyllenhaal and Anne Hathaway on the cover of Entertainment Weekly for “Love and Other Drugs” get Photoshopped into a scary new beast we’ll call Janne Hathenhaal. Let’s hope it doesn’t breed. [BuzzFeed] Keep reading »
“I love romantic comedies. I watch them all the time. I love all my fellow female romantic comedy queens, like Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Garner and Katie Heigl. I also think that the questions romantic comedies ask about men and women are universal.”
– Reese Witherspoon defends the film genre that pays her bills in the January 2011 (!!!) issue of Glamour. You know, I’m gonna agree with her. Yes, often the writing is crap. But honestly, I relate to a lot of the female characters in romantic comedies, though not always proudly. Keep reading »