A Woman and Her Six Husbands

The other day, I saw a guy on TV who was promoting his new book, "The Six Husbands Every Woman Should Have." I stopped what I was doing to have a look and listen. Geez, if I'd known I should have six husbands, marriage might have been more appealing to me. It was the whole finding-one-and-till-death-do-us-part thing that tripped me up.

I quickly learned that, unfortunately, he did not mean a woman should have six different husbands. Instead, what he meant was that a man has to evolve to adapt to the changes in his life over the years and there are apparently six such phases…and that he becomes a different man with each change. I actually think it's probably an exaggeration that he becomes a different man over the years…or that he even changes that many times. But, I get it. No doubt it sells books. Just like I stopped doing what I was doing to watch, I'm sure many others did, too. If I was married, I might even have picked up the book.

But let's go back to my original thought. What if every woman did actually have six husbands in her lifetime? Read more…