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November 19, 2013

Obama's HHS: Marriages Will Be Happier If Women Just Learn to Calm Down and Stop Being So Emotional During Fights


Wuh?

This is Obama's and Sebelius' HHS firing on all cylinders. People would be happier, you see, if women just calmed the eff down during fights.

This isn’t about who wins the argument – but a study of hot marital fights indicates that when the wife calms down, the couples are more happy. Researcher Lian Bloch of the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology in Palo Alto found that in a study she did at the University of California, Berkeley. She looked at data that included recorded arguments by long-time husbands and wives.

“The marriages that were the happiest were the ones in which the wives were able to calm down quickly during marital conflict.”

Bloch says calm wives were able to look constructively for ways to deal with the emotions and talk about ways to solve the problems. Happiness didn’t change if the husband calmed down quickly.

Okay... I think this is probably true, but:

1. Thank God the #Shutdown is over so we have government workers back to updating websites with crap that's already on Jezebel and PopSugar and all the Mommy Blogs.

2. I cannot think of a worse thing to say to an angry woman than "Calm down, you're being too emotional." Or a not-angry woman. Basically, only a virgin Pointdexter scientist would think this was something he should tell a woman.

3. If this were a Republican President's HHS linking this, what would the Left's and Media's (but I repeat myself) #WarOnWomen Threat Alert System be up to now? Red, right?

Picture of shaved alpacas courtesy of @rdbrewer4. I just think they're cuter when they're shaved.



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