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8 Things Single Women Want Their Married Friends To Know

Hélène Tragos Stelian | Posted 08.05.2015 | Fifty
Hélène Tragos Stelian

I polled over a dozen single women and here are seven things they want their married friends to know. One item on the list? They're not after your husband.

Have Insensitive Comments Become the New Normal?

Michael Rohrer | Posted 04.15.2015 | Gay Voices
Michael Rohrer

"I say we give him to ISIS" is, to me, a disturbing comment. One maybe thrown into the commentary as a joke to get a rise. It got one out of me.

For the Birds

Marcia Liss | Posted 12.09.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Stop Telling Me Your Divorce Is The Same As My Spouse's Death

Carole Brody Fleet | Posted 10.27.2012 | Fifty
Carole Brody Fleet

Many in the widowed community have encountered people who have made comments to the effect of, "I know how you feel; I'm divorced." Frankly speaking, many of those widowed have also been nearly overcome with the desire to hit these people in the head.

The Millionaire Matchmaker Mouths Off

Danny Groner | Posted 11.28.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

Privately, Patti Stanger has free reign to share with her clients generalized observations about particular communities stemming from years of experience. However, when broadcast on TV, those same comments come across as uncalled for -- and unfair -- stereotypes.

Less than perfect friendships

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Friendships are rarely perfect; they come in more flavors and textures than Ben & Jerry's ice cream. Sometimes, coming to terms with a less than perfe...

When Comedy Meets Workplace Diversity

Natalie Holder-Winfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Natalie Holder-Winfield

The same slurs, epithets, and offensive language that comics use to get laughs can create disrespect in the workplace, school and in other social settings.