I mean, do you think those gals on “The View” actually like each other?

This response to a hysterical woman who is overwhelmed by "shock, hurt, and anger [sic]" in NYT's Social Q's is aptly admonishing. But why must the person who has a problem with the ex always be the freak? In a social climate of changing definitions of "relationship," being cool with a significant other's ex hanging around can be perilous. Suspicion and jealousy are never fun, no one wants to look overly posessive or paranoid, but sometimes those feelings are there for a reason. It's called instinct. Also, read on for an exemplary use of the term "nether beard" in a sentence.