Friday, June 11, 2010

Oh Housewives – Why are you so addictive?

As the Real Housewives of both New Jersey and New York get crazier and crazier this year – I ponder “Why am I so addicted?” What keeps me coming back for more – way past the point of brain cell degradation? I think it’s the Doctor Jekyll/Mr Hyde phenomena. On the surface, these women are smart, beautiful and have their shit together. But pull one thread and all of that unravels. They have the same insecurities of a thirteen year old. They are jealous, combative, and sometimes just plain bonkers (yes, Kelly, I am looking at you). Yet, even through all of that, they make it through mostly unscathed. It’s fun to be a voyeur into someone’s crazy because usually the only crazy I get to experience is my own.

2 comments:

  1. 世間事沒有一樣沒有困難,只要有信心去做,至少可以做出一些成績。 ..................................................

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  2. I agree with you that it is fun to be the voyeur to someone else's crazy and their lifestyle - most of these women have access to more money than I will ever see in my lifetime. But there is also a part of me that thinks, very sanctimoniously, "I have my personality defects, but I'm not that bad!"

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