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He’s Such a Douche Bag: We’re A Cursing Kind Of Family

September 15, 2011 by

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For me, one of the most difficult tasks of early parenthood was learning not to swear. I missed saying ‘fuck this‘ and ‘fuck that‘ and the always satisfying, ‘fuck you‘. I missed spitting out the word ‘shit‘ anytime something didn’t work. Like, Immediately. When my children were pre-verbal and mushy and portable.When they smelled good […]

Slut: How Do We Explain The Word To Our Girls?

June 9, 2011 by

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With all of the slut talk in the past month—from SlutWalk, a protest in response to an police officer who said women most at risk of sexual assaults were women “who dressed like sluts,” to talking head Ed Schultz who called right-wing gabber Laura Ingraham a “talk slut”– I’ve wondered more about the word and […]