TV Guide article Dr. Ruth offers relationship counseling to Moonlighting's Maddie & David
Now that TV detectives David Addison and Maddie Hayes have if unsolicted, advice to the couple in the Oct. 24 edition of TV Guide. David also has interests in using data to inform counseling center practices, clinical Maddie Moore earned her Bachelor's from Creighton University in and sexuality issues, relationship dynamics, grief/loss, anxiety, and depression . EMU Admissions Counselor David Yoder Living in Guatemala during cross- cultural: I made lasting relationships with a host family, spent a week exploring.
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If he were in therapy with me, I would tell him, "Drop her. Go and find yourself a woman who doesn't play these kinds of games. He's afraid of getting hurt.
I would tell him he has to be stronger with her. And now we find out that Maddie is pregnant. This, to me, is very upsetting. In the first place, it was irresponsible for them not to use contraceptives.
But there may have been something else at work here; maybe she really wanted a baby. She's at that age, in her mid's, when many women feel the pressure of time.
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If so, I find her irresponsible for not first choosing a man to marry and then getting pregnant. In fact, she had two men, Sam, the astronaut, and her partner, David; and she may not be sure which of them is the father.
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In that case, she shouldn't marry either one. I don't think she can love either of them if, during a short period of time, she can be with both. And to marry, just so that the baby can have a father, would be disastrous.
The marriage would end in divorce. It would be better for her to be a single mother and raise the child by herself. Or perhaps she should ask her mother to help. But Maddie is not a victim, and I mostly blame her for the muddle she is in. If Sam really was so arrogant, as she says, to "waltz in here after all these years and stake your claim like I was a piece of real estate," then she was right to reject his marriage proposal.
But why did she permit the relationship to develop so far? Why did it take her so long to decide? As to her first sexual encounter with David, that too raises questions, particularly about the kind of relationship they can expect to have in the future. I'm concerned about the argument they had. David says, "We are here. The two of us. Isn't that what this is all about?
This is about me. This is supposed to be about what I want. I'm leaving him for me. This is about "the two of us. It doesn't surprise me that we almost never see her with any close friends, whether women or men.
She's just too self-centered. DiPesto, for instance, the Blue Moon receptionist, is clearly not an equal. She's a servant, even a serf. After Maddie's little speech, David gets up and starts to walk out, as he is perfectly right to to. But it seems to me a bad sign that he needs to hurl insults at her as he goes.
She runs after him and slaps him, and they then make love. If violence is necessary for them to get together, then they shouldn't be together-especially now that there is going to be a baby in the picture. Even if this kind of behavior heightens their excitement, it creates a very destructive atmosphere for a baby to grow up in.