Let's say you were divorced ... and your ex's fiancee decided to take your long-haired 7-year-old boy for a haircut without your knowledge or consent. Would you be mad? Sadie Frost sure was!
History aside, Father's Day is a tough one for me because I am a single mom with a just-short-of-deadbeat babydaddy. The idea of celebrating his annual 39 nights of childcare and the few pennies he's thrown my way does not thrill me.
On a typical Monday, approximately 6,000 men join AshleyMadison.com (a.k.a. the dating site for married people). But on the day after Father's Day last year, the website saw close to 18,000 new male sign-ups. They are expecting the number to be closer to 21,000 this year.
In an attempt to shed a little end-of-the-tunnel light on a crappy situation, I will be interviewing divorced folks across the country about their experiences in the state of disunion.
Just one week after former Vice President Al Gore and his wife, Tipper, announced their divorce after forty years of marriage, their 36-year-old daughter is reported to be divorcing as well. Is divorce contagious?
Lauren Lippe called her ex-husband, Long Island dad Ted Rubin, a "deadbeat," "loser," "scumbag" and "f - - - ing a-hole" in front of their two kids. "We all hope you die from cancer," she once said to him -- with both daughters in her arms.
When Jesse James cheated on Sandra Bullock, people were quick to blame her successful career. Why aren't we saying the same thing about Al and Tipper Gore?