Tag Archives: Paula Broadwell

What about Holly Petraeus?

The end of General David Petraeus’ career, as a result of his extramarital affair, is the current drama playing out in the media. Even if he did want to leave a legacy and was a mentor to his biographer Paula Broadwell, it was his incredibly poor judgment that led to the scandal. And it makes me wonder about his integrity. But it’s Holly Petraeus I want to focus on here. Talking heads have described her as an ordinary looking middle aged woman who let herself go. She may not meet … Continue reading

Posted in adult children, intimate partner, stress, well-being, your self | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

When Flirting Becomes Dangerous

Just when you thought the scandal from the affair between General David Petraeus and Paula Broadwell couldn’t get more complicated, word has come out about another internal investigation over inappropriate behavior – this time between General John Allen and Jill Kelley. While we really don’t know the facts, apparently these two shared emails that have been described as more than just flirtatious. So what’s going on here? When four married adults – two of whom are the highest-ranking military personnel – give the appearance of having been involved in extra-marital … Continue reading

Posted in intimate partner, well-being, your self | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment