by Aly Walansky · 13 Mar 2020 · 10 min read
Let's take a page or two from Serena Williams' playbook, shall we? As the only female c-suite executive in a male-dominated industry, I am often asked by other women, in rather hushed tones, "How do I deal with the double standard?!" Invariably the phrase "I feel damned if I do, damned if I don't…" had a starring role in their inquiries.
I have been bullied both at school and at work, and I know of others who have suffered the same plight. It is not fun! Bullying makes people feel bad about themselves, leading to feelings of inadequacy, low self-esteem and even physical symptoms. The repercussions of bullying can cause people to miss school or work as well as countless other negative side effects.
We live in strange times. The pandemic is far more serious than many people initially wanted to believe.
Today, the armchair psychologist is tackling a woman with HPV whose married lover is none the wiser.
Today, we're tackling an expectant mama who's concerned about coronavirus and a friend who's nervous about how social distancing may be hurting their friendships.
Iwoke up last Monday unable to get out of bed. I was lethargic, had a faint headache, and could feel a sore throat coming on. I felt blue and just didn't want to move. Not so unusual given that many of us are confined to our homes and experiencing a flood of emotions. We all have had our share of days when we just don't want to get out of bed lately.
Today we're tackling layoff-anxiety and a guilt-ridden worker seeking unemployment.
Today, we're tackling an intermitant faster who is worried about semen's calorie-count and an long-distance relationshiper looking to spice things up.
Today we're tackling a husband with volume control issues and a political conundrum from a confessed anti-nationalist...
This week the armchair psychologist is helping a woman who's stuck between a cheater and financial hardship.