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Stand by Your Man

Posted Friday, March 14, 2008

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When Tammy Wynette sang "Stand By Your Man" over 40 years ago, it's unlikely she had Silda Wall Spitzer's situation in mind. Why share a husband's shame? Marital indiscretions should be private - - though perhaps not when it includes breaking the law. But when the humiliation goes public, why do so many wives put on a brave smile and continue to support the men who hurt them? And what about the ones that don't? Standing By Your Spouse...Friday morning at 9, on The Sound of Ideas.

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Connie Schultz Columnist, The Plain Dealer
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