Britney Spears Is Giving Her Fiance Too Much Control

britney spearsEveryone remembers where they were when they found out Britney Spears had lost her mind. I was putting on some cheap rental skis in a rancid locker room, about to hit the bunny slope, when I got a text from my sister informing me that Brit had shaved her head. The news hit me like a cold snowball to the face. What was happening to Britney? Would she ever be the same again? Her catchy music had defined my high school existence and I wasn't ready to give up on her just yet.

Britney somehow managed to pull through her dark years and come out on the other side a little quieter, and a little less energetic, but entirely more stable. Her new album was well-received and her engagement to agent Jason Trawick didn't seem like a terrible decision, but now, about five months after the proposal, Britney's asking the court to add Jason as a co-conservator of her, like, life. Uh oh.


Right now, her father Jamie is in the driver's seat when it comes to the financial, medical, and personal decisions Britney is and isn't allowed to make, but it sounds like Jason's now going to get a piece of the control pie when he and Jamie share Britney's responsibilities.

I don't know if I like the idea of Britney's husband having this much control. A father is one thing -- in theory he'll always love you and will do everything in his power to protect you -- but as most of us know all too well, a husband can be a fleeting thing. Giving anyone that much power is a scary thought. Just because Britney had a breakdown a few years ago, I hope that doesn't mean that she's destined to have a man control her every move for the rest of her life.

Because losing your voice and/or giving up jurisdiction of your decisions is a fast way to become a resentful person, let alone a resentful wife.

Do you think it's a bad idea to give your husband that much control?


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