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New Book! “The Dead Bedroom Fix”

The first book by yours truly is now available for download on amazon.com! It's not the longest work of literature known to man, but I did put a great deal of time boiling the content down into the simple stuff every guy SHOULD know already, but hardly anyone puts...

Kids

Kids

Romance killers come in many forms. One or both of you gets out of shape. Husband becomes a more agreeable pushover (more feminine). Wife becomes a more disagreeable tyrant (more masculine). Illness Stress One that everyone seems to overlook is, from my experience,...

You can’t trust yourself. Take time to heal.

You can’t trust yourself. Take time to heal.

While I was married to my first wife,  I used to cherish the rare moments I would get alone. During those quiet moments, I was able to re-calibrate and get a sense of self that I couldn't have with three screaming kids, a nagging wife and all that work. A day to just...

You can’t beat emotion. Stop trying.

You can’t beat emotion. Stop trying.

On this site, my most popular podcasts and articles are by far the ones dealing with Dead Bedrooms. The next most popular topics are about Infidelity. On the way more popular website Talk About Marriage, the two most popular "focused" topics are "Coping with...

“My wife wouldn’t do that.”

“My wife wouldn’t do that.”

When I talk about my own personal "awakening" during post-divorce life,  I usually mean in terms of recognizing the underlying truths in relationships and the psychology of my fellow humans, ladies in particular. Accepting REALITY and not what SHOULD be, in other...

Think Being a Single Guy is Tough? Try Being a Woman.

Think Being a Single Guy is Tough? Try Being a Woman.

I'm going to go off script here and talk about the other half of the species. Lets put on our virtual pair of Spanx and padded bra and take a peak at what it's like as a single WOMAN today. IT AIN'T ALL ABOUT SEX Let's get one thing out of the way. Yes, single women...

Lying

Lying

The most insidious and oft-overlooked red flag in the giant book of red flags is without a doubt LYING. Lying is so pervasive that we even have a term for the more "innocent" ones: "little white lies". How about "fib"? Sounds like a name for a little hamster. Fibster....

Baggage

Baggage

Here's a common term in the world of relationships: BAGGAGE. "Baggage" is another word for all the negative shit that happened to you in the past and that is presumably deeply embedded in your psyche and ready to bubble up at a moment's notice.  After a marriage...

My Story – Part 3 – The Phoenix Rises

My Story – Part 3 – The Phoenix Rises

Rock bottom. I had hit it. From my perspective at the time, it was very sudden. The last 10 years were a blur. Moving across state lines. Failed business. Kids. Wife's job changes. More kids. My job changes. Death. It all went by in about 10 seconds. Somewhere along...

My Story – Part 2 – My Holy Shit Moment Has Arrived

My Story – Part 2 – My Holy Shit Moment Has Arrived

So my wife starts working with the personal trainer. She literally spends at least 2 hours each day at the gym.. and longer on weekends. How the hell does she accomplish this? She gets up at 4:00am every single day. This is her mission now.  This is on top of her very...

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