Discrimination?

Today, I met a man who told me his Horrid Divorce Story- the typical male version (she ‘took him to the cleaners’).  But he survived!  And when it was all over, he proudly displayed his divorce decree at his office.   And then, he was asked to take it down. Why???  If divorced people can’t show off the universal symbol of their status, then all those married people should leave their rings at home.  It’s only fair, right? Google+

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Marital Expectations

I’d been married for about a month and a half when my husband told me that I needed to start “taking on more wifely duties.”   WTF?!?!? “Excuse me?”  I asked, and then went on.  “You married me.  I’m the same person I was two months ago.” I found it absurd that the man I’d lived with for three years thought that I should suddenly morph into a five-star chef and meticulous housekeeper after the vows left my lips.  Turns out, it’s not so bizarre.  It should be, of course… but it’s not. For some reason, many people assume their partner […]

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