Wars Among Women: Have Men Become Instruments?

The status wars among women are playing out on college campuses today.  Men are the instruments, and the principal weapon is shame.    In one sense, that is not news.  Women have long used men for the fulfillment of their dreams …

Status Anxiety and Financial Insecurity: Ghosts in your Garden of Shame

  The house of my childhood was a modest home in a small town in Upper Michigan, on the corner of Financial Insecurity and Status Anxiety. My mother was not a happy woman.  I sensed that she had been happy …