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09/08/2010
IconI sent the following letter to my wife: I was listening to Dr Laura today and I feel I have to put something down I heard her say or I am going to go nuts. I am a guy, Guys, whether women like it or not, are fixers and view their role in the world as protectors and fixers. I know you don't want to be fixed and I have been really trying hard to stay out of your way but listen to what I feel, it might help you to understand my own frustrations. More >>

Tags: Datinghusband's girlfriendMen's Point of ViewRead On-AirRelationshipsResponse To A CallSexSocial IssuesWomen's Point of View
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09/07/2010
IconAfter almost 30 years of following the popular phrase "be yourself and people will like you", I have finally realized that's a complete lie. What precipitated my complete change of view is that I went to a get together at a park. More >>

Tags: AttitudeBad Childhood - Good LifeBad Childhood-Good LifeCommitmentDatingFriendshipshappinessHealthMen's Point of ViewselfishSocial Issues
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09/07/2010
IconI've been sitting "shiva" for the past four weeks after I issued my apology for using a word on this radio program that I should not have used. I've let the hounds of fury misinterpret and misrepresent my apology, as well as my decision to end my syndicated radio program at the end of the year.  I've been asked why didn't I strike back?  Frankly, with folks like Al Sharpton and Howard Stern and Wanda Sykes and organizations like Media Matters, the NAACP, and the Urban League (to name only a few) pelting me with insults, calling me a racist, saying "good riddance".....it was hard to get a word in edgewise. More >>

Tags: Father's DayInternet-MediaInternet/MediaMotherhood-FatherhoodPoliticsRegarding Dr. LauraSocial IssuesValues
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09/01/2010
IconSocial isolation [loneliness] is as bad for your health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day, being an alcoholic, not exercising, and twice as harmful as obesity. Bottom line:  The lack of social support should be added to the short list of risk factors for an early grave.  More >>

Tags: FriendshipsParentingSocial IssuesValues
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08/18/2010
IconThis past weekend I found myself at a dinner party... I had one couple ask me what I did for a living and I answered, "I raise my 3 kids." They looked at me a little baffled and I could tell they were trying to think of something polite to say... it came out as "Oh....well.... okay..." I just smiled and moved on. More >>

Tags: MotherhoodMotherhood-FatherhoodParentingRead On-AirSAHM (Stay at Home Mom)Social Issues
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08/17/2010
IconTo those of you who are listening right now, I appreciate it. Thank you for tuning in to my show.   Now, last Tuesday I used a word that I had never used before on air.  I pulled myself off at the end of the hour.  With one hour to go, we played a tape.  Truthfully, I was so upset with myself; I was shaking.  More >>

Tags: Morals, Ethics, ValuesPersonal ResponsibilityRacismSocial IssuesValues
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08/10/2010
IconIn my Parents magazine (June's issue) I read an article that is both sad and disturbing. It is the scary summer story of leaving a child in the hot car More >>

Tags: ParentingRead On-AirSocial IssuesValues
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08/09/2010
IconI recently heard your commentary on Sandbagging . I am a StreamLink subscriber so I listened to it several times and took notes!...I was sandbagged by my boss after three years of employment during a performance review. More >>

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08/09/2010
Icon...I used to think it was my husband's job to be sweet and sexy, and if he didn't do everything I wanted when I wanted, I would become whiney and bitchy, no doubt prompting him to think "Why the hell did I marry her!" More >>

Tags: feministaMarriageMen's Point of ViewRead On-AirSexSocial IssuesValuesWomen's Point of View
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08/09/2010
Icon...I teach 8th grade English. It is sad how many of my students come from broken homes. I can see it in their eyes and hear it in their voices they know they aren't first in their parent's eyes. More >>

Tags: cell phoneDatingdivorceFamily/Relationships - ChildrenInternet-MediaMorals, Ethics, ValuesParentingRead On-AirRelationshipsSocial Issues
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