With Christmas nearly upon us, television has been crammed full of weepy Christmas episodes and heart-wrenching tales of all kinds. As a result, there have been a lot of women crying on TV lately. I guess all the men who make the big TV machine run think that bursting into tears is the first, and probably best, option that a woman has when confronted with conflict. Maybe they've driven the women in their lives to the brink one too many times. As they say, write what you know.