Rhianna the happy single girl

I’m very impressed with her recent interview, it really is quite admirable. What she says about casual sex and the empty unfulfilled nature of that, especially. Take that hookup culture! Check it out: These days, Rihanna isn’t playing the field or doing the casual sex thing: “If I wanted to I would completely do that. I am going to […]

“I love you, but choose our child, and I want a divorce.”

I’m just trying to picture this conversation between a husband and wife. Wife delivers baby, they discover baby Leo has down syndrome. And she gives husband an ultimatum, “choose to stay with me, or choose to leave with the baby”. She doesn’t even touch the baby after carrying him in her womb for nine months, […]

50 Shades? No thanks. I’d rather set my hair on fire

Well folks, now that the fifty shades of grey trailer is out, and I’m totally depressed about the state of affairs over there…   I thought I will mention MY favorite movie of the summer, maybe the year…unsurprisingly, it is the second movie of the director John Carney, who directed my other favorite, “Once”. “Begin […]

Not Everyone is Beautiful.

I really liked this Huffington post article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/nathan-biberdorf/not-everyone-is-beautiful_b_5554940.html?ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000046 Particularly: I want to tell you something, whoever you are. I don’t know if you’re beautiful, funny, smart, friendly, musical, caring, diligent, athletic, or if you make a mean crème brûlée. But I know this: You are valuable. You are interesting. You are worth loving. So forget […]

More on “living together”

Another piece in the Globe and Mail.  My roommate and I also have this arrangement. I’ve always thought it requires extra authentic commitment to make a person obligated to caring about you every day, all day, involve you in decisions regarding their daily life and future plans. Dating is really a very temperamental, temporary arrangement that […]