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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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Because You TRAINED Them To Be That Way

Because You TRAINED Them To Be That Way

“I don’t understand why my wife insists on being passive aggressive in her texts to me. She never just ASKS me nicely to do something… she always has to be vague and seems to bark orders.” Because you trained her to be that way. “I don’t get why my boss always drops a...

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The Lure of The Crazy Woman

The Lure of The Crazy Woman

She will be into you. REALLY into you. She will shower you with praise. She will instantly recognize what buttons to push to make you a slobbering in-love doofus, and she will push those buttons with gusto. Repeatedly. She will be sexual. Very sexual. Nothing is off...

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Top Ten Things I Hear in Coaching Sessions

Top Ten Things I Hear in Coaching Sessions

I’ve been offering my counseling/coaching services in some form for several years now, and in that time I’ve learned one big thing: Wow, people sure are predictable creatures. I hear the same stories again and again. The good news is that men tend to take comfort in...

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Dear DSO: “Should I go to counseling?”

Dear DSO: “Should I go to counseling?”

Dear DSO, I've read over a lot of your stuff, and there's one thing that keeps going around in my head. I need to talk to an expert about my problems. I know now that the stuff I went through as a young child was pretty bad and it's had a pretty huge effect on my...

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