“I’m going to go out in the yard and eat worms,” is how the rest of that sad ditty goes. If you didn’t say it as a child, you know someone who did. And we have all certainly felt that way more than once or twice. Arguably, to no one does this lament resonate more than writers. And now that writers write for more than newspapers and magazines, now that… Read More »Nobody Loves Me, Everybody Hates Me….
As women, we’ve all had our “aha moments. Mine came when I watched Anita Hill testify at the Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings in the early Nineties. I found nothing she said fantastic or unbelievable; in my experience, it all seemed like it could easily have happened.As I listened to her testimony, I realized that what I had been subject to a dozen years ago, was also sexual harassment by a… Read More »On Misogyny: The Happiness Factor