Posts tagged "wife"

It’s OK, The Word “Wife” Isn’t Going To Bite

A woman goes through life with a number of labels that she doesn’t have any control over, either by birth or by society’s imposition. But one label she should get…

Jessica Wakeman | September 4, 2013 - 2:15 pm

Hitched: Beyoncé And The Luxury Of Playing “Mrs. Carter”

Like everyone else in the country with excellent taste and a belly full of adult beverages, I very much enjoyed Beyoncé’s half-time performance at the Super Bowl on Sunday. I…

Andrea Grimes | February 6, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Hitched: What Does It Mean To Be A Wife?

I’ve been putting off making the trip to the county clerk’s office to see about getting Patrick and I common-law married. In order for me to be enrolled on his health insurance,…

Andrea Grimes | February 1, 2012 - 12:00 pm

What’s A “Stay-At-Home Girlfriend”?

Linkbait — (noun), an article written online for the sole purpose of trying to draw traffic.

You’ve heard of stay-at-home-moms — now it’s time to meet a “stay-at-home-girlfriend.” Writing…

Jessica Wakeman | February 22, 2011 - 4:20 pm

1860s Inventor Creates Creepy “Wife Taming” Box

Harry Tap had a little problem with his wife, who was always bugging him to do things around the house, like re-shoe the horses and get water from the well…

Julie Gerstein | September 21, 2010 - 2:50 pm

Quotable: Radio Host Believes “In Keeping Wives Under Control”

Caller: Dr. Williams, how the heck are you? My wife just came in and made me lunch after she was mowing the yard.
Walter E. Williams: “Good, good. You have…

Jessica Wakeman | May 27, 2010 - 5:40 pm

30 Memos To Future Wives, Courtesy Of Twitter

The #DearFutureWife hashtag is a scary thing in the collective unconscious that is Twitter. Who knew that making sandwiches and generously giving head are top qualifications in the marriage market?

Jessica Wakeman | March 22, 2010 - 1:30 pm

Why I’ll Never Call My Husband A “Wusband”

Like most people, I have a variety of pet peeves. I can’t stand it when people litter; I hate it when an able-bodied person takes an elevator up one floor;…

Wendy Atterberry | February 26, 2010 - 6:30 pm

What Does “A Real Wife” Do? Let’s Ask Twitter

If you use Twitter, you know that in the lower right-hand corner of your page, there is always a list of the top 10 “trending topics” that tells you what…

Jessica Wakeman | November 13, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Cheating SC Governor Mark Sanford’s Wife Doesn’t Stand By Her Man, Thank God

Sen. Mark Sanford, the Republican governor of South Carolina, admitted at a press conference this afternoon that he has been having an extramarital affair with a “dear, dear friend” in…

Jessica Wakeman | June 24, 2009 - 6:50 pm

Can A Homemaker Be A Feminist?

I was raised by a working, single mother. She went to Stanford, majored in economics, became a public school teacher, wrote a book, and now works as a journalist. She…

Anonymous | June 9, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Big, Big Love: One Man, 86 Wives

While three sister wives may seem like one big, happy family on Big Love, try having 86! Mohammed Bello Abubakar, an 84-year-old Muslim preacher in Nigeria, has married more women…

Simcha | August 11, 2008 - 12:30 pm

Bound & Bothered

Who gets on your nerves? If you said your spouse, you agree with most married people. (If you are single, like myself, let’s take this moment to laugh at the…

Simcha | May 5, 2008 - 7:30 pm