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My Interview With Suzanne Venker

My Interview With Suzanne Venker

/Below is a transcript of my interview with Suzanne Venker for the Dad Starting Over podcast. Click the player above if you haven't yet listened to the episode, or listen and subscribe on your favorite podcast player. DSO:  My guest today is Miss Suzanne Venker....

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This Post Will Get A Ton of Clicks

This Post Will Get A Ton of Clicks

When talking to guys talking about women, I hear some variation of "It's just not fair!" again and again. "Why do I have to do all the work to attract HER?" "Why is it that women seem to rule online dating? Even the older/fatter women on there have strict guidelines...

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Responsibility and Peter Pan Syndrome

Responsibility and Peter Pan Syndrome

Somebody linked me to a video that Dr. Jordan Peterson made years ago. It’s one of many Jordan Peterson videos that I get on a regular basis. “Have you seen this?!” a reader will ask. Yeah, I probably have. Several times. I get the popularity of Jordan’s videos. He’s...

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“Lesbian Bed Death”

“Lesbian Bed Death”

Dear DSO: I’m a gay woman who really enjoyed your book (The Dead Bedroom Fix). I know it wasn’t written for me, but there was A LOT in the book that I could relate to. I think you could rewrite this and focus on lesbian couples and sell a million copies. Dead Bedrooms...

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Boundaries

Boundaries

The concept of boundaries is big, multi-faceted, and HUGELY important when it comes to relationships. There are a couple of different ways to look at boundaries. The most commonly thought of version of “boundaries” is to put proverbial walls around you and the rest of...

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The Depressed Wife

The Depressed Wife

"My situation is a little different. My wife is on anti-depressants and has been for years. She’s always had huge problems with anxiety and this latest pandemic has pushed her over the edge. She has completely shut down, emotionally.” This, unfortunately, is not “a...

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Thirsty Men

Thirsty Men

The other day I was at the gym… doing what I usually do (wearing my mask, my big headphones, and staying away from other people) and I noticed… HER. New gal. It’s a small town and a small gym, so I know all of the regulars, and she had never been there before. She was...

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