You've probably noticed that I'm pretty flippant about marijuana. It's because I believe it's generally harmless, and certainly far less problematic for society than alcohol.But it's also because I'm not an addict, because my frame of reference is my own history of casual, social drug use and . . .
I saw this PostSecret the other day and remembered being a teenager who badly wanted to talk to a therapist. Just as badly as my parents didn't want me to.For this very reason.I'd hoped this didn't happen any more. But then I spoke with a teenager I know whose father would not want him to get the . . .
I am sure many parents think this at least once a day.If not more often. Do they? . . .
I am a fan of the TV show Mad Men and was thrilled when Season 3 arrived on Netflix.It has not disappointed.The characters are very richly rendered. But one aspect of the series puzzles me, and that's the cold treatment of Don and Betty Draper's kids.Especially by Betty, who seems quite a cold fish . . .
"My job is to get an education."-15-year old Adrian on The Secret Life of the American TeenagerWhile I was down with a bad cold last month I watched two entire seasons of this program. When Adrian made that comment on the show, it sounded familiar. Because I've heard it before from members of this . . .