RELATIONSHIPS

RELATIONSHIPS

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...

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 and...

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...

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,...

Interview With a Real Dad Starting Over – “David”

Interview With a Real Dad Starting Over – “David”

This is the third in a series of interviews with REAL dads and dudes starting over in life. From each of these stories, we can learn a great deal from each other and see that we are nowhere near alone in our quest to start over. "David" is yet another man with a...

Interview With A Real Dad Starting Over – “William”

Interview With A Real Dad Starting Over – “William”

This is the second in a series of interviews with REAL dads and dudes starting over in life. From each of these stories, we can learn a great deal from each other and see that we are nowhere near alone in our quest to start over. "William" is the an example of a VERY...

Interview With A Real Dad Starting Over – “Pete”

Interview With A Real Dad Starting Over – “Pete”

This is a first in a series of interviews with REAL dads and dudes starting over in life. From each of these stories, we can learn a great deal from each other and see that we are nowhere near alone in our quest to start over. "Pete" is the perfect example of a guy...

Real Love

Real Love

What is "REAL" love?Real love is the man who has been with his wife for 30+ years and helps bathe and feed her while she battles life-threatening cancer. He drives her back and forth to her chemo sessions and cleans the vomit in the car while telling her she's...

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