Political Journalists Are Forever On Bad Mom Patrol

There's been lots of political yammer (yammer because it's definitely not dignified enough to merit being called "discussion" but it's not yet loud enough to be called "yelling") in recent days and weeks about women who have political ambition. People are concerned, really. Concerned that maybe the women who have political … » 2/18/14 3:40pm 2/18/14 3:40pm

Ladies, Want To Have It All? Get Yourself a Stay-at-Home Husband.

Women, if you want to have IT ALL, forget balancing family and career on your own. The new hotness in the race for the elusive goal of womanhood— "IT ALL" — isn't quality, affordable child care or workplaces with flexible hours or equal pay, because in some careers, those concessions aren't enough. No, for some women, IT … » 12/09/13 1:30pm 12/09/13 1:30pm

What Working Moms Really Need Are Wives

Men's lives aren't plagued with—or, hell, defined by—the daunting task of successfully balancing their professional and personal lives. They don't call themselves "working dads" or fret about "having it all." For them, a career and a family is a given. Good, old fashioned sexism aside—why? What do they have that we don't?… » 5/14/13 4:00pm 5/14/13 4:00pm

The Victorian Era Was the Age of Cougars

Women in relationships with younger men is a hot-button topic that has come up more and more in the past ten years, from Demi and Ashton to the recent TLC special Extreme Cougar Wives. But new research of Victorian-era census records shows that there may have been more May-December relationships back then than now. » 12/12/12 4:50pm 12/12/12 4:50pm

John Kasich Praises the Heroic Laundering of Political Spouses…

By this point, it should be pretty obvious that Mitt Romney has the most hapless and mendacious surrogates EVER, but, in case you need a little more convincing, Ohio Gov. John Kasich was on hand Wednesday to provide some more evidence that the entire GOP is now officially a horseshoe crab that somehow got stuck on its… » 9/13/12 9:15pm 9/13/12 9:15pm

Soldier Dies in Afghanistan, Leaving Two Wives to Fight Over His Stuff

This sounds pretty awkward. A California serviceman who was killed in Afghanistan has been survived by a forecasted category 5 shitstorm, as he neglected to tell his second wife that he hadn't yet divorced his first wife. And now the two wives are locked in a heated, terribly depressing fight over his stuff. » 5/08/12 7:00pm 5/08/12 7:00pm

Will Cheating On Your Husband Save Your Marriage?

Marriage is hard, says everyone who is married. All that co-dinner eating and Netflix queue consolidating and trying to match someone else's socks and only sleeping with one person forevermore. It's enough to bore a lady to tears! Some women swear that the best way to overcome these terrible doldrums and be happy is to … » 10/11/11 11:15am 10/11/11 11:15am