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Donna Tabares
Name Donna Tabares
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Donna Tabares
Bethenny Frankel and Ricky Gervais
565 days ago

I have never written on a website before but I have to for this one. Yesterday, my absolute two favorite and most admired women were on my tv together. First I have to say, Ellen makes me so happy I do not know what I would do without her! I am a 51 year old woman and have loved Bethenny since her first show on her own. (I never watched housewives and to be honest I'm not really one for reality shows.) But I saw hers and immediately admired her comfortable ability to be open and honest about anything and everything so much I was hooked. I think that is rare, I think people hide so much and Bethenny was a breath of fresh air for me. I also LOVE her sarcasm strength and energy! I've read all her books, (actually I've listened to them on audio which was very pleasant!) and she has changed a lot of things for me, mostly because she struggled with quite a bit, but always persevered! She made things make sense, she made things seem way more simple than I was allowing them to be. Skinny girl started me on my health journey about 8 months ago. "Food is just food", it took 50 years and Bethenny to say that for it to click!
I am very sad that she is struggling so right now. I'm sorry that she and Jason could not find a way to stay happy together ...but I'm not fairy tale girl. I am married 23 years, I know how hard it can be!! It's none of anyone's business what I think, however (lol!) I saw an incompatibility in Jason and Bethenny from the start, matter of fact it just may be the original attraction, but during hard times, incompatibilities are not very helpful. They are both beautiful people, and as much as I wish Jason appreciated counseling more than "I saw" that he did, I hope that they can both move forward and be (or become) wonderful co parents to their beautiful little girl. Bethenny has not disappointed me, nor do I think she is a failure... I think she is real, going through the same things as many of us just as before, and that is what I love about her. Now about fairy tales.... I should write a book about that one! lol. There is no such thing. Life just is, and for those of us who try our hardest, hard things still happen.
To Bethenny and Jason, I wish you both strength as you move forward and hopefully peace in your hearts will soon follow.