I have only seen the shows mentioned here a time or two each. I'm not a fan of any type of talk show as a rule. I think I saw a very brief portion of Dr. Phil at my son's house a year or so ago, but he didn't impress me with what I saw - so I've never watched a full show.
But it would be very, very good for someone legitimate to do a show with honesty, integrity and compassion regarding those of us with SA... but that type of show... I don't think I'll hold my breath.
A show I did see a month or so back was Lars Larson show. He's here in Oregon. Both my sons and my father enjoy watching him and I just happened to turn on the TV one day when it was on that channel. But what I heard angered me so badly it took days for me to cool down. He has callers that call his studio and they have an on-the-air TV discussion. This time, he was bad mouthing people with SA that apply for disability. I was seething! Perhaps if there hadn't been the disgust and sarcasm in his voice and his exaggerating the words when he said, "So they're a little uncomfortable" it wouldn't have bothered me so badly... but that just set me off!!! :mum :wife I was going to write him but decided that I needed to cool down before doing it... and by that time, I'd lost my nerve. The unimformed jerks that don't know anything at all about this disorder telling others that don't know the difference, but admire his opinions, this type of garbage is almost too much! (As you can see... I still get very angry thinking about it!) :twak
CJ, perhaps it's instilled in some women from the time they're old enough to listen and learn to go after a rich husband... but it's not that way with all women. When I married my husband, he didn't have 2 nickles to rub together... and I actually had more than he did, although not much more. And I was never advised one way or another about it while growing up. Shoot... I didn't even pay attention to the type of car a guy had. I was clueless about those things. But maybe that's not the way most women are now. I can't say my niece didn't take that into consideration. But honestly, there are women out there that love matters above all else.
Definitelymaybe, that was an excellent email! Did you ever get a response?