Ayelet Waldman Stands By Essay That Infuriated Moms Nearly A Decade Ago (VIDEO)

August 1, 2014 1:55 PM

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In 2005, mother of four Ayelet Waldman wrote an essay published by The New York Times that ignited a firestorm of controversy in the parenting community. "I love my husband more than I love my children," she boldly proclaimed in the piece. Even as she soon found herself facing down more than a few angry mothers, Waldman stood behind her words and further explained that her children were not the center of her universe -- the key reason, she added, why she and her husband enjoyed a passionate sex life.

"So many women today have become so focused on their children, they've developed these romantic entanglements with their children's lives and the husbands are secondary. They're left out," she said on the show. "You guys know Valentine's Day at your kids' schools... All the moms come in with perfect...

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