We all crave connection but not everyone knows how to achieve it in a healthy way. You just have to trust yourself to take care of yourself, NO MATTER WHAT.
Understanding some differences can help enhance our relationships, or it can help us build up resentments and walls against being able to get truly intimate with someone. We are all human beings who need relationship to survive.
Sometimes men are stereotypically male and sometimes not.
You can read Lillian Rubin’s book, , for some theory on how it happens that boys are trained to be instructional and afraid of intimacy while girls are raised to be relational and afraid of disconnection. If you approach relationships with a fear of THE OTHER and differences, you will keep up your emotional walls and never achieve true intimacy.
But once you scratch the surface of any human being you will find the similarities if you open up and let them in. If you leave your heart open to love and connection and trust yourself to walk away if the relationship isn’t being respectful and healthy, then you don’t need walls.
The opening weekend saw a per screen average of $20,477 for the 5 theaters showing it.
Janet Maslin in The New York Times called it a "gleefully acerbic comedy".
She is pregnant by her ex-boyfriend, Randy Cates (William Lee Scott).
Not revealing her pregnancy, Dedee eventually moves in with her much older half-brother Bill (Martin Donovan), a gay teacher in a conservative, suburban community in Saint Joseph County, Indiana.
The Dede character subverts those expectations; she shoots the legs out from under the movie with perfectly timed zingers.