For some, his virtues would be enough to make up for his shortcomings, but it’s clear that for you this isn’t the case. So you have a choice. You have to be prepared to be patient and wait for him to catch up, and make an extra effort to allay his youthful emotional agonies; or realise that what we chase isn’t necessarily always what we actually want. There’s a reason old guys fawning over youngsters are called sugar daddies and it throws light on what is, for all the reasons I’ve outlined, an unequal union, where often money, power or fame are used to fill the gap. Hampered by such predictable incompatibilities, either you’re going to have to learn to humour your boy, or partner up with a grown-up. … [Read more...] about I fight all the time with my young boyfriend. Can we work it out?
'And some of the things that she would explain was this excessive control of Rowan, the sexual abuse daily, and if she didn't have sex with him, he would punish not only her but also the children. … [Read more...] about Anti-feminist says monster father who killed his wife and three kids in petrol explosion might have been ‘driven too far’ and PRAISES police for keeping an ‘open mind’
John Lewis’s beauty buyer, Charlotte West, said: “Self-care isn’t just for women. We know that men want to look and feel great too which is why we continue to invest in services in products to help them achieve this. We are delighted to have War Paint permanently on board at John Lewis & Partners following its extraordinarily successful trial. We know that men have used make-up for some time now so it made sense to position War Paint as a permanent fixture alongside other male grooming brands and services.” … [Read more...] about ‘There’s no demographic’: founder of men’s make-up brand War Paint declares victory
That said, the brash, gung-ho approach makes sense with the showy, win-at-all-costs personality of the man, with his veneered killer smile and casual cruelty. What is less successful is the film’s scattergun assault on other issues – I am not sure that the plight of Syrian refugees, for example, invites the same broad satirical slicing as the grasping head of a retail empire. … [Read more...] about Greed review – Steve Coogan entertains in broad satire
If the US president simply wants a winner that sounds good to him, we can surely guess at his favourites. Certainly, Big, starring Tom Hanks, would be up there. Trump loves that word. Other eclectic nominees would include the 2000 teen comedy Loser, A Clockwork Orange, Pink Floyd’s The Wall, Orson Welles’s quixotic F for Fake and on a more positive note, reflecting his own self-esteem, the Russell Crowe film A Beautiful Mind. … [Read more...] about The Observer view on Donald Trump’s criticism of the film Parasite