Monthly Archives: August 2008

Exile in “Guyland”

Tweet “Guyland,” a new book by Michael Kimmel, talks about the netherworld between college and adulthood that a lot of men in their twenties get caught it and looks at the sociology of men’s stunted development. It looks pretty interesting … Continue reading

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On women: being loved, wanted and seen (Part One)

Tweet In celebration of Labor Day Weekend, I was reminded that relationships take a lot of work to succeed. My reaction was “Of course I know this,” and then I thought a little about it, and about what constitutes that … Continue reading

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For stress: sex, a cigarette, then a shrink?

Tweet I was flipping through a magazine at the barbershop earlier today, and came across a disturbing idea. The article identifies the most popular men’s stress inducers, and the most popular stress relievers (source: Yankelovich Health and Wellness Study, 2006, … Continue reading

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Fear of rejection by women?

Tweet One of the things that I have been thinking about is how we play games to avoid the fear of being rejected by women. I notice this with some friends I have, and with some clients. The one way … Continue reading

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Recreating Our Own Bad Relationships (Over and Over Again)

Tweet I was working with a client, reminding myself that the way in which we recreate our own bad relationships leads us into trouble every time. Whether we are in a relationship, between relationships, or eternally single, I think that … Continue reading

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Everyone I know is pregnant, married or dysfunctional….

Tweet (This is an article that I wrote, published by the Jewish News of Greater Phoenix on Friday, Aug. 8, 2008)   It all happened so fast. One day, a year after my 30th birthday, I woke up and realized … Continue reading

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Welcome to my blog

Tweet The virtual champagne bottle christening of my new blog! I’m really excited. Bryan Hughes of Zigbot Media did an outstanding job on this, and this is my formal plug for him. He is truly a pro. This blog is … Continue reading

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