RELATIONSHIPS

RELATIONSHIPS

The One That Got Away

The One That Got Away

Professional women want it all. The perfect family. The successful career. Perfect children. Respect from their peers. Adoration and appreciation from their family. Eternal youth. We ALL want it ALL, right? Well, yes, but we men tend to do a better job of...

Weakness

Weakness

The concept of "sucking it up" and "being a man" didn't just fall from the sky. They are axioms that have been passed down from generation to generation. They evolved naturally as a response to the community's needs and expectations. Men who have been around the block...

Stop Blaming The “Other Man”

Stop Blaming The “Other Man”

I find myself reading relationship-oriented forums and message boards. It's a good way for me to reply to dudes in need ... and also a good way to generate traffic to my website and possible book sales (just being honest). One thing you see when you frequent these...

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...

“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....

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...

Five Awful Truths About Relationships

Five Awful Truths About Relationships

Relationships are so full of bullshit. We bring so much baggage, expectations and all around retardation to our personal relationships... there's no wonder we have so much divorce, infidelity and secrecy going on. We construct worlds in our own mind that are NOT based...

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