Once the cheers have gone silent, the stadiums and arenas are left to the cleaning crews and the uniforms go to the laundry, one thing remains the same ... we're all human and we should all be given the freedom to be who we are.
FOOTBALL & GUYS
The term "football widows" was coined to describe how women feel when their men park themselves in front of the TV or are off to the stadium for — what feels like — the whole weekend. Fortunately, your partner's love of the game doesn't have to tear you apart.
All over the world there are women just like you who, come the fall season, resign themselves to the life of a "football widow." You don't even have to be married to have the title. It applies to any woman who must cope with the temporary death of her relationship during football season. But, don't worry. Here are the five best ways to cope if you have lost your relationship to football season.
I can hear it now. “What the hell is David saying? I need to go play with a guy’s balls and I haven’t even met him yet?” Calm down. We’re talking about football. That’s right—football. Instead of being afraid of it, embrace it. You want to meet men? Watch football. And you won’t just meet the beer guzzling, nacho-eating, burping football guys, because—get this—every guy likes football.
Super Bowl Sunday doesn't have to drive a wedge between family members. In fact, it's actually a great opportunity to bring your family unit closer together and maybe even create a spark in your relationship.
Fearing football season could turn your relationship into pigskin? We've explained the psycho-social reasons that guys are so obsessed with football, and we've even shed light on the fantasy football obsession. Now our resident male offers insights on what women can do to stay in love through Super Bowl Sunday and beyond.