Monthly Archives: August 2009

The Hero and the Broken Bird: Therapy for “Nice Guys”

Tweet “Nice guys” in love often find themselves playing the role of the hero, or the savior, to the women that they become involved with in relationship. These nice guys guys often seek out women who are “broken birds,” or … Continue reading

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The Death of Dating (In 140 Chars.)

Tweet (This article originally appeared in the Jewish News of Greater Phoenix Online’s August 14, 2009 edition.) I’m not mourning the death of the traditional dating experience quite yet, but I do see the heavy use of social media speeding … Continue reading

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The Best Free Therapy for Guys: Living (And Not Compromising) Your Values

Tweet When we get in our own way, it’s hard to do a post-mortem on what exactly went wrong, and it’s even tougher to look at what we did or did not do to contribute to it. Whether our relationship … Continue reading

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Guys, Relationships and Porn: Part Deux

Tweet If you suspect that the use of pornography is coming between you and your wife or girlfriend, it probably is. It’s not something that’s totally comfortable for guys to talk about with their women, and yet for a lot … Continue reading

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The Present Moment vs. Stories & Assumptions

Tweet Making up stories and assumptions about people and about situations often times get us into trouble. When  our minds go to devising stories — as colorful and intriguing as they are — they’re often times wrong. This presents a … Continue reading

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On Nice Guys and Their Hidden Anger

Tweet (This is an excerpt from my upcoming e-book tentatively titled “The Nice Guy’s Textbook: On Love, Life, and Getting a Spine.” Coming soon and will be available at my site – www.phoenixmenscounseling.com.) Anger and nice guys don’t mix. Because … Continue reading

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Seven Short Steps to Relationship Success for Guys

Tweet If there is no time to waste, use one or more of the seven short steps to turn around the tempo in your relationship or marriage. Many guys that I talk with call me at the 11th hour, when … Continue reading

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