Wednesday
Jun022010

Q&A from “S-E-X: Kids have questions, You’ve got answers”  

Our article on Sex Talks received so much feedback, we now need headings for the Q&A topics. Here, a few: What if your kids want details of *your* sex life? What do you mean, kids don’t know what abstinence is?! What about the KY commercials? And explaining gay sex? Read on! Cheers, Duana

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Wednesday
May262010

SEX: Kids have questions—You’ve got answers

My husband and I want our kids, ages 5 through 11, to delay sex at least until college. But he thinks it’s too soon to talk, and that The Talk “just gives them permission”. I am hoping you’ll tell me whether, what, when, and how we tell our kids about S-E-X? Dear The Mom, As the t-shirt says, “You can’t scare me, I’ve got kids.” But you *can* scare us about our kids, especially when it comes to their burgeoning sexuality…

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Wednesday
May052010

Q&A from “Becoming The High Status Woman” 

Wise Readers, As you recall, Helen recently found out how to Get Her Status Back & Her Ring On —by Leaving. But what’s more manipulative—staying or going? Do women Leave to be cruel? Why does Leaving work so well? And is Leaving the only way to regain high status even after you’re married—or is there an easier way? Read on!

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Monday
Apr262010

Becoming The High Status Woman: Or, how Helen got her status back & her ring on

Dear Duana, I knew better than to sleep with my boyfriend right away, but I did. I promised myself I would never live with another man unless we were married, but Troy and I were talking marriage, so I moved in. Now –four years later!—no ring is in sight. So how do I become that high status woman now? Is it even possible? (One month later…) Dear Helen Of High Status, In four weeks, you achieved with resolve and bravery what four years of devotion did not…

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Wednesday
Apr212010

Q&A from “Momma’s Boys: The good, bad and ugly of loving a man who adores his mother” 

Wise Readers, Our recent column about men who love mom (too) much inspired many fascinating queries. Why can women get away with being Momma’s (or Daddy’s) *Girls*? Why might gay men get away with being uber-close to Mom? What if you found out you’re insecurely attached—can anything be done? And what if *you’re* the monster-in-law? Read on!

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