The slippery slope from Brexit has now taken those who want to make their choices on talent shows to the point where former Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls is being asked to keep dancing on Strictly, the same way that Honey G is being given the green light to continue with her journey.When my crew and I finally got to Atlantic City, via some of the most bizarre sights to be seen in the US (you can see this on the first half of the show), we hunted him down at the beauty contest in Atlantic City.For the last twenty or so years, over half the couples I see contain the "nice guy" with his frustrated wife.My husband and I have been together for over 20 years. We met in high school and watched each other graduate high school, college, and graduate school, find (and change) careers, and become parents.Recent conversations with Millennials and 30-somethings have made me feel even better about my age and lucky to have spent my Millennial dating years pre-internet, well before the current awfulness of online 'hooking-up'.One fascinating aspect of my work as a couples/ family therapist is that it gives me an intimate view into the current cultural dynamics of couples.
Yom Kippur, the Jewish holiday of repentance, had barely been over for 14 hours and I was already fighting with my husband. Over our poached kale and egg salads with a side of chickpeas I notice my firecracker friend is uncharacteristically glum.
' This was the question I asked a close friend when I was about to file for bankruptcy back in 2011.
I was 55-years-old, and yet my Christian upbringing still had a stranglehold on my sexuality.
Has my Teflon-coated mind not retained a single shred of serenity? When Peter died, the only thing that kept me sane was writing about grief. I recognized that by spewing out my emotions with honesty, I was helping others which meant it was work that made me satisfied.
There we watched him charm his people telling them dirty jokes.
One is about someone who went to the toilet and didn't wash his hands. I spent a lot of time with Roger Stone discussing how he gets his hair that way.