Monthly Archives: January 2009

What Women Really Think: Part 1

Tweet I’ve polled a number of women friends of mine (both professional therapists and not) to find out the answers to three important questions about the differences between men and women in relationship. Here is the first question and the … Continue reading

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Are Men Becoming Extinct?

Tweet (From Dr. Andrew Weil’s e-newsletter, January 29, 2008) Across the world and across species, the male gender is in danger, according to a report released December 7, 2008, by CHEMTrust, a British organization that advocates for the protection of … Continue reading

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Sex and Depression: In the Brain, if Not the Mind

Tweet Post from NY Times, 1.19.09, by Dr. Richard Friedman) Published: January 19, 2009 As everyone knows, sex feels good. Or does it? In recent years, I’ve come across several patients for whom sex is not just unpleasurable; it actually … Continue reading

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How Stress Actually Affects Your Body

Tweet This virtual anatomical model reveals just how stress affects your health. Interesting! http://www.bestlifeonline.com/cms/publish/health/Mind_Body_Health_Interactive_Stress_Tool.php

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Failing to Meet Her Expectations

Tweet Have that sense of working too hard to make somebody else happy? Is that somebody your partner, girlfriend, or wife? It’s tough to decide on when you are at the point of working just a little too hard or … Continue reading

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The Present Moment Is All We’ve Got, Part 2

Tweet A lot of the time, we lose valuable experiences that take place in the present moment because we are busy “living” our lives in our heads, either lost in the memories of the past, or fantasizing about the future, … Continue reading

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How to (Not) Deal Logically with Emotional Women

Tweet A friend recently gave me a great idea. He thought I should post on the idea that men sometimes don’t know what to do or say when women get upset. He thought that men who do not consider themselves … Continue reading

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With the Right Motivation, That Home Gym Makes Sense

Tweet (from the New York Times, by Tara Parker Pope) A year ago, I bought an elliptical trainer — a gym-quality machine that I felt certain would get a daily workout. Today, my top-of-the-line exercise machine sits idle most of … Continue reading

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The Present Moment Is All We’ve Got

Tweet The work that I do with men is very much grounded in the present moment. Most of the problems that we experience are byproducts of living in the past, in memories about how things used to be (for better … Continue reading

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My Mission and Values for 2009

Tweet As I do at the end of every year (and the beginning of every new year), I think about why I do this work in the first place. I ask myself, “How can I best serve the men in … Continue reading

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