Communication Medications Prescription Drug Advertising

“Ask your doctor if [insert drug name here] is right for you”

I REALLY HATE television ads for prescription drugs. Not only do they undermind the doctor-patient relationship (if such a thing still exists under managed health care), but they mislead the public into thinking that they can demand whatever medication that they think they need. These ads can open communication between doctors and their patients, but please, what man is going to ask his doctor if he is healthy enough for sexual activity? I’m not saying that people should not blindly accept whatever drug is prescribed for them. If you don’t know why you are taking something, ASK!

This blog entry explains my feelings about prescription drug ads much better than I can. I get too worked up emotionally to be coherent sometimes.


Another Blogthing

For the ladies: Are you an alpha female?

You Have Many Alpha Tendencies

You’re not a total alpha female, but you certainly know how to – and like to – get your way.
You’re forceful without being intimidating. You’re confident without being vain. A perfect mix.
Are You an Alpha Female?

Do you communicate like a man or a woman?

Okay, let’s see how many of my online friends fall over laughing over this result.

You Communicate Like a Woman

You empathize, talk things out, and express your emotions freely.
You’re a good listener, and you’re non-judgmental with your advice.
Communication is how you connect with people.
You’re always up for a long talk, no matter how difficult the subject matter is.
Do You Communicate Like a Man or a Woman?


July 4 is Independence Day in the United States, which is where I am situated, but today I do not celebrate independence.

After two years together, my partner and I finally settled on a date to honor our relationship.

Happy Interdependence Day, Aaron.