Transgender first grade student Coy Mathis has been banned from using the girls bathroom at her elementary school.
SHARING A BATHROOM
My last blog post about the rules for romance when you live with roommates got me thinking more about all of the awkward situations that can arise when you live with other people.
"Everyone goes to the loo. Everyone. So why are so many people shy and embarrassed about someone they are with seeing them sitting on the toilet? I think it’s because of what it is. It’s not attractive, I won’t lie. When you’re dating all you want is for someone to see you looking your best and God forbid, you, well, you know, fart, by accident.
Too early to sleep together? Turn that walk of shame into a walk of pride. Losing friends when you start dating someone new. Sharing a bathroom... with a boy. The ten-year guy wedding time line. Falling in love with a stripper. Twelve great marriage tips. Which dynamic duo are you and yours? Does back to school mean back to creepin'? Would you do a sex tape to save your career? The weird world of male porn stars. And science says older men are getting better looking, whew, just in time.
Men think they are 100% straight shooters. Even if we want to believe that the majority of men have perfect aim (which is NOT true), it's clear that most haven't made the quantum leap necessary to understand the difference between a latrine—which is, by definition, a toilet used only by men—and a bathroom that's in one's home, to be used by everyone who lives in the house, as well as by any visitor. Whether men agree with the following statement or not, nothing can change the reality of it: Leaving the toilet seat up is a clear statement of control and power.
Yes, I love my husband and family and wouldn't change a thing about our family unit. Now that I have made that obligatory statement, let me get to my point. There are certain issues that I have with the institution of marriage, which offers both wonderful benefits and incredible challenges, often in the same day. Here are the five things I hate about marriage.