MARRIAGE

Interview With A Dad Starting Over – Richard

Interview With A Dad Starting Over – Richard

Richard purchased my book, the Dead Bedroom Fix, to help out with the lack of intimacy in his marriage. Like a lot of men in his shoes, the issues he is facing are deeper than "My wife doesn't seem to like sex anymore". For Richard, "starting over" means scrubbing...

Dead Bedroom Fix: The Importance of Getting Away

Dead Bedroom Fix: The Importance of Getting Away

Here's a scenario I've heard more than a few times: A husband is tired of the same old no sex excuses and promises from his wife. "Not tonight. Maybe tomorrow, ok? I'm just tired." This has been going on for months, if not years. He seeks out help online, and finds my...

What did I do wrong in my failed relationship?

What did I do wrong in my failed relationship?

When you write a blog like this one, you run the risk of it becoming a site where a man stomps his feet and says, “I AM AMAZING AND MY EX IS A DEMON AND I DID NOTHING WRONG”. In looking back on my postings over the past few years, I can see where I may come across...

The Provider is Dead

The Provider is Dead

Modern-day men tend to be very agreeable dudes. We just go with the flow. We are the quintessential "Yes, dear" guys. Happy wife, happy life! "Okay, whatever you want to do is fine with me."  We gravitate towards the path of least resistance. Whatever causes less...

How to be a Better Wife

How to be a Better Wife

Once in a blue moon, I get an email from a female reader. You may think most of it is complaining or expressing their anger towards me… and you’d be right. I have, in fact, been called an “incel” and a misogynist (which is laughably off the mark), but I’ve also...

Seven Signs That Your Wife is Cheating

Seven Signs That Your Wife is Cheating

As I outlined in "My Wife Wouldn't Do That" , there is a phenomenon of bewildered and shocked men that just CANNOT believe their wife would be capable of doing awful things like committing infidelity. Even when presented with ongoing warning signs and conclusive...

DSO’s Relationship Rules

DSO’s Relationship Rules

 Baggage matters. Don’t underestimate the impact of your mate’s childhood on her present-day self. It matters. A lot. Same goes for you. Don't just gloss over past sexual abuse, abandonment, substance abuse, abusive relationships, etc. If the person you are partnering...

Dissecting Dead Bedrooms

Dissecting Dead Bedrooms

We all know the tried-and-true stereotype of the typical modern day marriage: Man is horny and ready to go at any time. Even though his wife is older, heavier and not nearly as bubbly and sweet as she was in the honeymoon stage of their early relationship, he still...

Mommy’s Coping Skills

Mommy’s Coping Skills

Women are more social by nature. What their peer groups says and thinks and feels is of paramount importance. Not only do women tend to "follow the herd" more than men, keep up with trends, and make the majority of the buying decisions (over 80% of consumer spending...

Dear DSO: It’s not so easy for some of us.

Dear DSO: It’s not so easy for some of us.

Dear DSO, I know you talk about having to move on and get over your wife after she cheats on you, but it's not so easy for some guys. My wife and I have been married for 17 years. We have two kids. We work together. Her dad owns the business...

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