Monthly Archives: January 2007

Some Things Should Just Never Be Said

Cheryl Coronel, a Dr. Laura listener, requested a response on the following:  “When people call about telling someone information that they are unaware of, you always ask, ‘What benefit is it to the person to know?’  When it comes to a spouse, is this the only question that one needs to ask?  If it is about the children, must you tell?  Can you please elaborate as to the ‘rules.’”
     While this is a bit difficult to answer without specific examples, I’ll do my best.
     Most people seem to think that if something is true it can or should be spoken out loud with impunity.  Well, then, “Your thighs are flabby,” “Your kid is ugly,” and “Your wife’s boobs are microscopic – how in the heck do you ever get turned on?”
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“Women’s Work” SAVES Women’s Lives

Feminism Kills Women: Betty Friedan’s negative view of so-called “women’s work” created a movement that turned family life upside down and wrenched women from their homes. Turns out, women’s work, is the very thing that saves women’s lives!

Research following 200,000 women from nine European countries for an average of over 6 years and 3,423 cases of breast cancer determined that women who exercise by doing the housework can reduce their risk of breast cancer by 30% among the pre-menopausal women and 20% among the post-menopausal women. Continue reading