Monthly Archives: May 2015

Men and Failure

Tweet I spent 8 minutes talking about men and the experience of failure, and jotted some video notes down for you to follow and think about. How do you experience failure in your life? How has it affected you in the … Continue reading

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The Rationalization of Infidelity

Tweet What’s emerging as a recycled phenomenon from the key parties of the 1970’s, infidelity and “open relationships” are now taking center stage again. Technology – from cheating websites like AshleyMadison.com and open relationship sites like Open Minded to phone … Continue reading

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“Parent Child” Marriages

Tweet “Parent-child” marriages are what happen when both partners in a marriage or relationship fulfill “parent” and “child” roles – severely limiting their ability to meet each other as adults together. “Parent-child” marriages create a lot of different issues in … Continue reading

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Is Your Drinking Ruining Your Marriage?

Tweet For some men, whether they know it or not, their marriage may be eroding because of their drinking. Drinking may start social, but then it turns into an everyday occurrence, or the like, and then it begins to have … Continue reading

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Finding Balance Through Workaholism

Tweet There was some buzz recently about this idea that people who are dying regret five things, and working more was not one of them. An Australian palliative nurse named Bronnie Ware, who counseled the dying, wrote a book based … Continue reading

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Dad Bods: A New Phenomenon?

Tweet I just finished speaking on the topic of dad-bods on Huffington Post Live: you can see the short video here. Dad bods are the response to the male model physique, and there seems to have been a minor movement picked … Continue reading

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Taking Alone Time Vs. Avoiding Your Wife

Tweet There’s a difference between taking alone time for yourself, and avoiding your wife or not dealing with your marriage problems. It’s important to recognize the difference. Men tend to hide out or avoid conflict (and their feelings), and I’ve … Continue reading

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Supporting Your Wife by Being a Mensch

Tweet I had never heard of Dave Goldberg until his well-publicized death last week, but I learned about him and the honorable sacrifices he made for his wife and her career. His wife, Sheryl Sandberg, is another tech titan in … Continue reading

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Checking your Partner’s Phone for Cheating Breaks Trust, Too

Tweet   I’ve had a number of clients come in this week who have acted on gut instinct, and have been validated by checking their partner’s phones for cheating. I understand acting on a hunch, but I think the act … Continue reading

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Maybe Your Wife Feels Rejected by You?

Tweet If you’re avoiding or withdrawing from your wife or girlfriend, it’s quite probable that she feels rejected or abandoned by you. If your wife feels rejected by you, it’s important to start to deal with it, rather than avoid … Continue reading

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