Attitude

December 23, 2010
JL

Recently, I noticed a growing trend of one-upping complaints. Instead of bragging about accomplishments – a new job, relationship, car, or house – we seem hell bent on bragging about all of the negative experiences we’ve suffered, trying desperately to out bad story one another. I get it. Complaining is contagious, and I’m as much a culprit as...

Attitude
November 30, 2010
JL

I listened to several women who called into a local radio station this morning say they forbade their husbands and boyfriends from watching Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show this evening. I assume these same women forbid these same men from watching movies showing scantily clad women or (gasp!) sex scenes. Do these women follow these men around to...

Attitude
November 12, 2010
JL

Many of us singles, at one time or another, have lamented about our single statuses, perhaps with an “I’m going to be single forever” shout after a string of bad dates or if months/years have passed since the last date or relationship.

Even those singles having the times of their lives dating, partying and generally enjoying their ...

Attitude
August 17, 2010
JL

Last Friday was a red letter day. Anything that could go wrong for me went wrong, and I made quick work of letting people know just how bad my day was—how much worse my day was than theirs. Then I stopped talking; I stopped complaining. Why is it that we seem more eager to share bad news than good news? My day was bad, yes, but I had endured it...

Attitude