Sex and Self-Control

March 3, 2017

I ran across this image a couple of weeks ago while looking for an image for another post. I had a very strong negative reaction to the image, as I suspect most men would. I have no idea how most women will see the image, but I suspect it’s different. I think most men will see […]

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You’re Making His Life Safer!

March 1, 2017

“Men also exhibit, on average, higher levels of sensation-seeking and risk-taking in a wide variety of settings. The basis for this well-established sex difference has a hormonal and neurochemical basis – it is not simply a product of socialisation or experience.” – Sex differences in driving and insurance risk As a group, men take far more […]

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Escaping, Ignoring, and Medicating

February 27, 2017

Tomorrow over on The Generous Husband, I’m discussing this issue with the gentlemen. But this isn’t just a guy thing, women do it too. A bit differently perhaps, but with the same marriage hurting/killing consequences.  Marriages aren’t static things. I’ve often suggested marriage is like going up the down escalator – if you’re standing still you’re going […]

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The Golden Rule In the Bedroom

February 24, 2017

I suggested on Wednesday that giving your husband what you want might fall short of giving him what he wants. This is especially true when it comes to sex. The sexual wiring of his body and brain are significantly different from the way you’re wired. On top of this, you both have a lot of learned cultural […]

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Watch How Hubby Applies the Golden Rule

February 22, 2017

Most of us apply The Golden Rule to our lives even without trying. Unless you’re a total jerk you try to be nice to people, and being nice often looks like doing for them what you wish others would do for you. This human tendency can help you figure out what your husband wants from […]

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Applying the Golden Rule in Marriage

February 20, 2017

Last week I did a post over on The Generous Husband in which I suggested the Golden Rule doesn’t always work well in marriage. I had someone correct me, saying it works if you apply it right: treating others the way you would like to be treated is about being kind, generous, and so on. […]

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The Truth About Porn – Part 2

February 17, 2017

Up front disclaimer: Let me start by saying I’m not trying to make excuses for anyone here. My goal is to share truth. Trying to solve problems based on inaccurate information is rarely successful. The truth, even when we don’t like it, is the key to freedom.  Last week in part one, which attacked the […]

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Share Your Gratitude List – You Might Learn Something

February 15, 2017

In her Share Your Gratitude post, my wonderful wife mentioned that she gave me a list of 32 things about me for which she is grateful. The one that really got me, tears and all, was #9 your driving skills I’ve never been at fault for an accident and I’ve managed to avoid several close calls […]

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