RELATIONSHIPS

RELATIONSHIPS

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...

Interview with Dr. Robert Glover

Interview with Dr. Robert Glover

I had the privilege of sitting with Dr. Robert Glover, famed author of "No More Mr. Nice Guy" and most recently "Dating Essentials for Men. The Only Dating Guide You Will Ever Need" which is now available as a Kindle download on Amazon. We chatted for an hour about...

Dear DSO: “I feel like I need a wife.”

Dear DSO: “I feel like I need a wife.”

Dear DSO: I read your book (Now What? A Guide for Men Starting Over in Life After Infidelity, Breakup and Divorce) and I totally agree that I'm one of those guys that feels like he needs a wife to feel normal. I was totally in love with my wife for the 14 years we...

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: How do I get my husband to be more of a Lover?

Dear DSO: How do I get my husband to be more of a Lover?

Dear DSO, I am a woman but somehow found your articles and I think they’re great! Very clearly stated why marriages fail and women cheat on “nice guys”. Would be great to see an article for women someday - how to help a husband to become more of a lover...

Book Review: “Untrue” by Wednesday Martin

Book Review: “Untrue” by Wednesday Martin

I have just recently finished the book, "Untrue: Why Nearly Everything We Believe About Women, Lust, and Infidelity Is Wrong and How the New Science Can Set Us Free" by Wednesday Martin. For a guy like me who has written on female sexuality (and how it...

“Dear DSO, What’s up with you and open marriages?”

“Dear DSO, What’s up with you and open marriages?”

Dear D.S.O., I've been following you on Facebook and have read all of your posts on the website. I think what you're doing is great and means a lot to guys like me. There's one thing I don't understand, and that's why you seem to be so hung-up on open marriages. I...

Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder

If I had to summarize my Dad Starting Over world in 2018 (as far as my readers' stories and online postings are concerned), I could whittle it down to two things:"My wife wants an open marriage.""My wife has Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)."#1, Open Marriages,...

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