Tag: Right and Wrong
Katie Hopkins – a controversial TV reality star in the UK – was recently published on Femail claiming that she outsources parenthood to a team of five nannies. The secret to being a happy mother? Hire five nannies to do the boring bits My son’s school sports day takes place a few weeks from now. [...]
If you’re a thirty something woman (or more!) you may have noticed an increasingly common phenomenon. Women do much more round the house than men. They take much more responsibility for the children than the men. And they are earning almost as much as, if not more than, men.
I provoke many people with my opinion about right and wrong; even though it is not my intention. That opinion is of course that there is no ‘right or wrong’ (or ‘good or bad’ for that matter). It provokes. It has provoked my boyfriend, my friends and even complete strangers. It has provoked them so much that they will try and get a rise out of me by firing off examples of certain acts and asking, nay demanding, that I contradict myself.
I’ve cultivated anger against the way I was brought up by my adoptive mother and against her for so long that I’ve come to live with it. But I have reached a place in my life where it no longer serves me and indeed threatens to harm my children and my future. I want to forgive. [...]
“Say it again.” “I’ve said it like 10 times already. When can I stop?” “When you don’t have to ask if you can stop” said my friend. “It’s obviously making you uncomfortable so you have to say it as many times as it takes, not to.” “But why do I need to say it. I [...]
If there’s a taboo around, I like to write about it. Maybe you’ve noticed that. I believe that taboos allow destructive tendencies to flourish and pain to be driven inwards for fear of reprisal. And when pain lives inside people it comes out…in addiction, in violence and in cruelty. If you’re going to combat pain, [...]